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1869. Colton's Map of the State of West Virginia and parts of Adjoining States . . . 1869

  • Colton's Map of the State of West Virginia and parts of Adjoining States . . . 1869

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 19898x15442 px
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 65.1623MiB
Number of pages: 
 1
Place: 
 New York
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Colton's Map of the State of West Virginia and parts of Adjoining States . . . 1869

Early separately issued map of West Virginia, colored by counties.

One of the earliest obtainable separate maps of West Virginia, following its becoming a state in 1863. There are very few separately issued maps of WV.

G. W. & C. B. Colton was a prominent family firm of mapmakers who were leaders in the American map trade in the nineteenth century. The business was founded by Joseph Hutchins Colton (1800-1893) who bought copyrights to existing maps and oversaw their production. By the 1850s, their output had expanded to include original maps, guidebooks, atlases, and railroad maps. Joseph was succeeded by his sons, George Woolworth (1827-1901) and Charles B. Colton (1831-1916). The firm was renamed G. W. & C. B. Colton as a result. George is thought responsible for their best-known work, the General Atlas, originally published under that title in 1857. In 1898, the brothers merged their business and the firm became Colton, Ohman, & Co., which operated until 1901, when August R. Ohman took on the business alone and dropped the Colton name.


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Year of creation:
Size:
19898x15442 px
Disk:
65.1623MiB
Number of pages:
1
Place:
New York
Author:
G.W. & C.B. Colton.
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