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Plan of Boston

$ 275.00

S. Augustus Mitchell (1790 - 1860)

Plan of Boston

From: New General Atlas

Philadelphia: 1869

Hand-colored lithograph

Sheet Dimension: 15.5 x 12.75 in.

This beautiful map shows the layout of Boston, including an inset of the Boston Harbor and the surround islands. 

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.