County Map of California with inset of San Francisco Bay & Great Salt Lake Country, Utah (1862)
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Samuel Augustus Mitchell (1790-1868)
County Map of California with inset of San Francisco Bay & Great Salt Lake Country, Utah
From: Mitchell's New General Atlas
Philadelphia: S. Mitchell Jr.,1862
Original hand-colored lithograph
Paper dimensions: 12.75 x 15.5 in.
A fine detailed map of California with insets of the San Francisco Bay and vicinity, and maps of the settlements in the Great Salt Lake County, Utah.
Born in Connecticut, Mitchell worked as teacher before publishing maps. His realization of the poor quality of geographical resources for teachers pushed him to start his own company. His company's publications covered all genres of geography; maps, travel guides, text books, etc.