c 1870 “MAP OF SOUTH AMERICA ...'' - Mitchell


 (Image: 13 ¼ x 10 ½’’).“MAP OF SOUTH AMERICA SHOWING ITS POLITICAL DIVISIONS”  Philadelphia:  S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr, c. 1870 (dated in lower margin).  Engraved map in excellent condition with bright original hand-coloring, and elaborately decorated border.

This historical map shows South America in considerable detail.  Political boundaries are noted and major cities and towns are identified.  The inset provides a close-up view of the proposed Panama Canal area or “Atrato-Inter-Oceanic Canal Routes, for connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans”.  Very detailed view of South America as it was known in the 1870's!

Shipped unmatted

  • Inventory# M-4719