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The States on the Outbreak of the American Civil War

SKU: 9377
£400.00

Title:
The States on the Outbreak of the American Civil War

Date of publication:
1861

Printed Measurement:
75 x 101 cm sheet size

Colour:
original

Mapmaker(s):

  • Theodore Ettling; Illustrated London News
  • Map of the United States of North America, Upper & Lower Canada, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia & British Columbia, Mexico, Cuba, Jamaica, St Domingo and the Bahama Islands.

    Issued as a supplement with the June 1, 1861 issue of the ‘Illustrated London News’, this map shows railroads (built and proposed), and is shaded to show the Unionist States and the Confederacy on the outbreak of war.

    The Mapmaker

    Born in Germany, Ettling also produced maps for the ‘Illustrated Times’ and ‘Weekly Dispatch’.

    Condition & Materials

    Wood engraving, sheet size 75 x 101 cm, map 65 x 93 cm, printed in colours, inset map of southern Mexico bottom left, old folds, blank verso.