COLONEY & FAIRCHILD'S PATENT RIVER MAPS | Ribbon Map of the Father of Waters (Myron Coloney & Sidney B. Fairchild inventors & patentees). St. Louis: lithographed by Gast. Moeller & co., ca. 1866
COLONEY & FAIRCHILD'S PATENT RIVER MAPS
Ribbon Map of the Father of Waters (Myron Coloney & Sidney B. Fairchild inventors & patentees). St. Louis: lithographed by Gast. Moeller & co., ca. 1866
Ribbon Map (154 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.; 3924 x 64 mm). Hand-colored lithographed strip map in multiple joined sheets, backed with cloth and spool cranked into original wooden cylinder case. Staining at terminal edge.
A fine example of Coloney and Fairchild's traveler friendly map. This steamship era invention shows the Mississippi River from its delta to its source at Lake Itaska, a distance of 2600 miles.
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