c 1838 "Connecticut" - Bradford


CONNECTICUT” Massachusetts: Thomas Gamaliel Bradford, c. 1838 (dated lower margin). (Image: 11 1/8 x 14 ¼’’) 

Very fine & beautifully engraved map with original hand-coloring.  Engraved by G. W. Boynton (owner of an engraving company in Boston 1830’s - 40’s). From An Illustrated Atlas, Geographical, Statistical and Historical of the United States and Adjacent Countries by T.  G.  Bradford.

Reference Phillips Atlases  #1381.

This exceptionally handsome map depicts Connecticut with the counties named and in contrasting pastel colors. Topographical features are shown with various land routes, water routes, islands, cities and towns identified.  A very interesting and very scarce view of the region as it existed in the early 19th century.

Shipped unmatted

  • Inventory Number: M-13695