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Colton’s Prussia and Saxony.

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Article ID EUP3201
Artist Colton/Hutchins (1800-1893)
Joseph Hutchins Colton (1800 –1893), known professionally as J.H. Colton, founded an American mapmaking company which was an international leader in the map publishing industry between 1831 and 1890. For the first ten years, Colton licensed the use of maps from established cartographers such as David H. Burr. Colton also employed some of the preeminent engravers of the time, including Burr, Samuel Stiles, John Disturnell and D. Griffing Johnson. Colton went on to create railroad maps, immigrant guides, folding pocket maps, large wall maps, and elaborate atlases.
Title Colton’s Prussia and Saxony.
Year dated 1855
Description
Surrounded by Colton's typical spiral motif border.  Kaliningrad/Königsberg, Gdańsk/Danzig, Bromburg/Bydgoszcz, Posen, Wrocław/Breslau, Opole/Oppeln, Gorlitz, Dresden, Leipzig, Frankfurt (Oder), Szczecin/Stettin, Stralsund,Berlin, Magdeburg, Merseburg and Erfurt…
Place of Publication New York
Dimensions (cm)32 x 40
ConditionPerfect condition
Coloringoriginal colored
TechniqueSteel engraving

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