1853 – S.D.U.K. – Boston


Title:                     “BOSTON

Highly detailed bird’s eye view of Boston and harbor. The Society For The Diffusion Of Useful Knowledge was founded by John, Earl Russell. The Society’s main purpose was to encourage universal literacy by publishing numbers of books of good quality that would be affordable to the poor.

The map comes from the atlas “Maps Of The Society For The Diffusion Of Useful Knowledge” engraved by B. R. Davies and published by George Cox in London, 1853.

Publisher:            Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (S.D.U.K.)
Sheet size:           44,0 x 36,0 cm
Year:                      1853
Technique:          lithography

Very good condition!

This is an original antique map published in 1853 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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