Antique Map of Texas, A.J. Johnson, 1861

$499.00

This original, hand-colored antique map of the State of Texas was created shortly before the American Civil War and includes insets in the lower left quadrant that detail Sabine Lake (with depth soundings), Galveston Bay (from the U.S.C.S.), and the northern panhandle. Published by A. J. Johnson and Ward in 1861.

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This original, hand-colored map of the State of Texas includes insets in the lower left quadrant that detail Sabine Lake (with depth soundings), Galveston Bay (from the U.S.C.S.), and the northern panhandle.  Created shortly before the American Civil War, the map identifies the elevated Table Lands, El Llano Estacado (the Staked Plain), the U.S. Mail Route, numerous geographical notations and color coding according to county. El Paso, Presidio and Behar counties occupy much of the western portion of the state.  This map also features the strapwork border common to Johnson’s atlas maps from 1860 to 1863.  Published by A. J. Johnson and Ward in 1861.  Original hand color.

Original antique map on paper displayed on a white mat with a gold border. Mat fits a standard-size frame. Archival plastic sleeve and Certificate of Authenticity included. Map, 25.0″L x 17.5″H; mat, 30″L x 24″H.

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Condition

Very good; age toned, some foxing

Date

1850-1900

Media

Etching/Engraving

Size

Extra Large

Country of Origin

USA