(Image: 12 1/4 x 15 1/4 ’’) ''VENEZUELA, NEW GRENADA & EQUADOR'' Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, c. 1847. Engraved map with original hand coloring. Excellent condition with very pleasing color.
This attractive map depicts the northwestern portion of South America with countries named and in contrasting colors. Present-day Colombia is shown as New Grenada. Topographical features are shown with numerous mountains, cities, islands and waterways identified. Indian Tribes are located throughout the map.
The inset, lower right, depicts the ''PLAN of a Proposed Communication Between the ATLANTIC & PACIFIC OCEANS''. A very attractive view of the region as it was known in the mid-19th century.