“Plan of Milwaukee.” From New General Atlas. Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr., 1882. 13 3/4 x 10 1/4. Lithograph. Original hand color. Very good condition.
An original antique plan of the city of Milwaukee by S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr. For most of the middle part of the nineteenth century, the firm founded by S. Augustus Mitchell dominated American cartography in output and influence. This fine map is from one of his son’s atlases issued in 1882. It shows all the streets, major buildings, and the rail network in the city.