''A NEW MAP OF OHIO…'' Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1846. Engraved map with original hand coloring. (Image: 14 x 11 1/4’’)
This detailed map depicts Ohio with its counties named and in contrasting colors. Topographical features are shown and many cities and towns are located. Various land, water, steamboat and rail routes are identified.
A chart along the top margin lists the steamboat routes from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh, New Orleans & from Cleveland to Buffalo, Detroit & Portsmouth.
A chart along the bottom margin lists the profile of the Ohio Canal. Land distances are noted from town to town.
The inset, lower right, depicts the street plan for Cincinnati. A highly detailed view of the state as it was known in the mid-19th century.