c 1855 ''The City of St. Louis...'' - Colton


"THE CITY OF ST. LOUIS MISSOURI."  New York:  J. H. Colton, c. 1855.  Engraved map with original hand-coloring. (Image 11 1/8 x 7'') 

This attractive historical map depicts St. Louis in considerable detail with major buildings, rail, and streets well identified.

In 1805 St. Louis became the capital of the Louisiana Territory and gateway to the West via the Oregon Trail to the Northwest & Santa Fe Trail to the Southwest. Between 1840 and publication of this map, the population grew from 16,000 to over 80,000.  

Shipped in an archival 16x12'' mat 

  • Inventory# M-13212