1860 County Map of the State of Illinois
By: Samuel Augustus Mitchell Jr.
Date: 1860 (Published) Philadelphia
Dimensions: 13.6 x 10.75 inches (34.5 cm x 27.31 cm)
This authentic hand-colored antique map from Mitchell’s New General Atlas depicts the state of Illinois with all its counties plus an insert detailing the city of Chicago of the mid-19th century, rather than the more common version which details Springfield and its environs. This feature makes it a definite must-have for lovers of Chicago.
Counties of the state are color-coded and named, and the names of neighboring states are included. Also identified are various cities, towns, rivers and additional topographical details.
The map features a distinctive floral and vine-leaf border which enhances its visual appeal.
Condition: This print is in A condition with light toning around the edges.
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