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Name Browning, Ross C.
Life Dates 1832-1899
Nationality American
Geographic location(s) Richmond, Virginia (1859-1861)
New York, New York (1861)
Occupation Publisher
Notes Alvin Jewett Johnson and Ross C. Browning entered into a business partnership in 1859, and their company purchased the rights to the works of the J. H. Colton cartographic firm. Their first important publication was the Johnson's New Illustrated (Steel Plate) Family Atlas (1860), which incorporated many maps originally created by Colton.
Role Publisher

Associated Records

Image of Map Collection - 2016.6.18

Map Collection - 2016.6.18

"Johnson's Asia," hand-colored steel plate engraving, Plate 82 from Johnson's New Illustrated (Steel Plate) Family Atlas, 1861, Johnson and Browning.