A superb, monumental and decorative map of Rhode Island by the preeminent New England mapmaker of the 19th century. Offered here in a rare and unusual variant with added text panels. At one mile to the inch, Walling’s is by far the largest map of the state produced for its time. The scale allows for […]
Simeon Borden (1798-1856) is best remembered as the civil engineer who oversaw the survey and production of the Topographical Map of Massachusetts (1844). This was the second official map of the state and represented a vast improvement over its predecessor, Osgood Carleton’s Map of Massachusetts Proper (1801).
View this post to learn more about Simeon Borden, his Topographical Map, and the early mapping of Massachusetts in general.