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Isthmus of Panama, 1851

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 8

Scope and Contents

Map of Panama and Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras with the proposed Panama Canal and railway in red Relief by harchures. Map illustrated with vignette engravings of Gold Seekers on their way over the Cordilleras and the Fort at Charge

From The Illustrated Atlas, And Modern History Of The World Geographical, Political, Commercial & Statistical. J. & F. Tallis, London & New York.

John Rapkin, London - cartographer

John Rapkin, London - cartographer

H. Warren - illustrator

J. Wrightson, London - illustration engraver

J. & F. Tallis & Company, London & New York- publisher

steel engraving, hand colored

37 cm x 27 cm

1 : 3,750,000


  • Creation: 1711-1873

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From the Collection: 2 Linear Feet



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