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1800s South America Map Brazil Guiana Map 1856 Colton Map, Original Antique Art Map, Latin America Map Gift, Pastel Map, Wedding Gift

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"Brazil and Guayana"

with inset maps of "Pernambuco" and "Rio de Janeiro"

DATE MADE: 1856... From the rare First Edition Colton's Atlas of the World printed in 1855 (Volume II) - NOT a later version. This one has the gorgeous ornate border with the larger sheet size - blank on the back side. This original antique map is 159 Years old - there is an even older copyright date printed on the map: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York"

This map was engraved and hand colored 159 years ago.

DESCRIPTION: Very nice heavy paper...gorgeous original handcoloring and gorgeous decorative border. Blank on the reverse side.

SHEET SIZE: 15.25" X 18.5"

CONDITION: Excellent condition- only a very few, very light dots of foxing- in really nice condition. You won't be disappointed. Beautiful map!

ORIGIN: Colton's Atlas of the World, First Edition, Volume II, 1856


This is an authentic antique map from 1856. I do not sell modern reproductions.

This map has many more details that you will want to explore. Antique and vintage maps make wonderful personalized gifts, for birthdays, Christmas, weddings, anniversary gift, new home gifts, and going away gifts! This map would also be a great gift for yourself, your home or your office! Antique maps can also be very helpful for genealogy, historical or geographical research.

To view my other antique maps of South America:

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Inv: 1856 Colton 3

1800s South America Map Brazil Guiana Map 1856 Colton Map, Original Antique Art Map, Latin America Map Gift, Pastel Map, Wedding Gift Authentic Real Oldmapsandprints Old Maps and Prints

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1800s South America Map Brazil Guiana Map 1856 Colton Map, Original Antique Art Map, Latin America Map Gift, Pastel Map, Wedding Gift


  • Vintage item from the 1800s
  • Materials: antique map, vintage map, 1856 colton atlas map, paper
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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