Old Map of California 1860, Colton - San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Clara, Fresno, San Jose
Old Map of California 1860, Colton - San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Clara, Fresno, San Jose
Old Map of California 1860, Colton - San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Clara, Fresno, San Jose
Old Map of California 1860, Colton - San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Clara, Fresno, San Jose
Old Map of California 1860, Colton - San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Clara, Fresno, San Jose
Old Map of California 1860, Colton - San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Clara, Fresno, San Jose
Old Map of California 1860, Colton - San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Clara, Fresno, San Jose
Old Map of California 1860, Colton - San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Clara, Fresno, San Jose

Old Map of California 1860, Colton - San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Clara, Fresno, San Jose

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This map of California was created and published in 1860 by J. H. Colton, one of the 19th century's top mapmaking firms.

This is an extremely high quality US state map with a huge amount of detail. By the mid-1800s, most of California's modern counties had already been incorporated and their borders defined - though you'll notice that many of the borders have changed significantly over the last 150 years.

This map shows railroads, roads, canals, cities, county towns, lakes, villages and even forts (the Civil War was only a few years away, after all!)

Inset in the top right is a highly detailed plan of San Francisco, one of the oldest and most developed cities on the West Coast in the 19th century.

In the mid-1800s, the US was very sparsely populated indeed. There are a few big cities that you'll recognise - but many villages and towns haven't yet been founded.

Zoom into the listing images and see if you can spot your hometown... or at least where your hometown will be built!

This map would make a great birthday or Christmas gift for someone from California or who has West Coast in their heart.

You can order the map itself, or you can order a framed version. The frame is a nice, simple black frame that really makes our maps pop out when on a wall. Please get in touch if you'd like a different frame, or if you'd like to frame one of the larger maps. We use super-clear perspex in our frames - it's less reflective than glass and better for transport.

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My maps are extremely high quality reproductions of original maps.

I source original, extremely rare maps from libraries, auction houses and private collections around the world, restore them at my London workshop, and then use specialist giclée inks and printers to create beautiful maps that look even better than the original.

My maps are printed on thick matte (not glossy) paper that feels high quality. In technical terms the paper weight/thickness is 10mil/190gsm. It's perfect for framing.

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