Historic Map : Colton Map of Switzerland, 1856, Vintage Wall Art - Historic Pictoric

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  • MUSEUM QUALITY INKS AND PAPER: Printed on thick 192gsm heavyweight matte paper with archival giclee inks, this historic fine art will decorate your wall for years to come.
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  • ATTENTION TO DETAIL: We edit every antique map for image quality, color and vibrance, so it can look its best while retaining historical character. Makes a great gift!
  • FRAME READY: Your unframed poster will arrive crease-free, rolled in a sturdy mailing tube. Many maps fit easy-to-find standard size frames 16x20, 16x24, 18x24, 24x30, 24x36, saving on custom framing.
  • Watermarks will not appear in the printed picture. Some blemishes, tears, or stamps may be removed from the final print.
A beautiful 1855 first edition example of Colton's map of Switzerland. Like most of Colton's europe maps, this map was derived from an earlier wall map of the World produced by Colton and D. Griffing Johnson. The map covers the entirety of Switzerland divided into its constituent Cantons from Vaud to Grisons. Parts of adjacent France, Germany, and Italy are also shown. After the creation of a federal constitution in 1848, Switzerland underwent a rapid social and economic development. The cantonal currencies were replaced by a single currency (the Swiss Frank) and many of the cantons subsequently established representative governments and instituted freedom of the press and trade.This map also identifies various cities, towns, villages, railroads, canals, rivers, rapids, mountain passes, and an assortment of additional topographical details. It also identifies battlefields, including the battles of 1798 in the canton of Schwyz during the French Revolutionary Wars. Map is hand colored in pink, green, yellow and blue pastels to define canton boundaries. Surrounded by Colton's typical spiral motif border. Dated and copyrighted to J. H. Colton, 1855. Published from Colton's 172 William Street Office in New York City. Issued as page no. 15 in volume 2 of Colton's 1856 Atlas of the World.

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