“NEW YORK” New York: J. H. Colton, c. 1855. Engraved map with original hand-coloring. (Image: 11 ¾ x 15 ¾’’)
This attractive historical map depicts New York with the counties named and in contrasting colors. Topographical features are well-noted and major towns, cities, swamps, land routes, rail routes and water routes are identified.
The insets depict “VICINITY OF NIAGARA FALLS” & “VICINITY OF NEW YORK”. A highly informative view of the state as it existed prior to the Civil War.