Columbian Map of Calcutta (1893)

$35.00

Rathbun map of Calcutta / Kolkata. Rare Early Indian city map. Original factory coloring and outlining.

From The Columbian World's Fair Atlas. By E.B. Rathbun. Published as a special edition in the Midwestern United States to commemorate the Chicago World's Fair - The World's Columbian Exposition of 1893, in celebration of Christopher Columbus' 400th anniversary. The fair itself was notable for the first appearance of the ferris wheel and the hamburger, among other inventions and presentations. Published Otego, New York

Map size 28 cm x 22 cm.

Condition fine. Minor toning at edges.

note: the corresponding low-quality image is for informational purpose/identification. We are happy to email a detailed, high resolution image of this item upon request. Bowing and map color shifts are from the photo. Map itself is straight, flat and uniform unless otherwise noted. Digital watermark is for copyright purposes only, and does not appear on map.

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