“A NEW MAP OF THE STATE OF OHIO” Philadelphia: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., c. 1850. Fine engraved map with original hand-coloring. (Image: 15 ¾ x 13’’)
This map depicts Ohio with its counties named and in contrasting colors Topographical features are shown with major cities, towns and waterways located. Various land routes, stage routes; steamboat and rail routes are identified.
Insets, bottom, depict the “PROFILE of the OHIO AND ERIE CANAL” and the “PROFILE of the MIAMI CANAL”. A very detailed view of the state as it existed prior to the Civil War!