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AMERICAS. Gnomonic Projection. Texas Republic borders. USA Mexico. The map was originally engraved prior to or during the Texas Republic, and borders on the map have been drawn to show Texas as being part of Mexico. The hand colouring, applied at the date of publication in 1846, instead includes Texas within the United States, the state having acceded to the United States the previous year. The US/Mexican border shows the position prior to the Mexican-American War of 1846-1848. Cotidal lines are marked on the map

  • Date Printed: 1846
  • Image Size: Approx 31.5 x 30.0cm, 12.5 x 11.75 inches (Large)
  • Type: Antique steel engraved map with original outline hand colouring
  • Condition: Good; suitable for framing.
  • Verso: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain
  • Artist/Cartographer/Engraver: Engraved by J & C Walker
  • Provenance: "Maps of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. A new edition, corrected to the present time", published by Charles Knight & Co, 22 Ludgate Street, London

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  • Location: This item ships from United Kingdom

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  • Condition

    Good; suitable for framing.

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    SDUK: Antique Map of the Americas, Gnomonic Projection

    Estimate $110 - $125Feb 7, 2018
    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert