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Name Mitchell, Jr., S. Augustus
Other names Samuel Augustus Mitchell, Jr.
Nationality American
Occupation Publisher
Notes S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr. succeeded his father, S. Augustus Mitchell, in a successful map publishing business in Philadelphia, PA . Mitchell's father began publishing maps in the 1830s, and Mitchell, Jr. took over the business in 1860, continuing until approximately 1890.
Role Publisher

Associated Records

Image of Map Collection - 2014.21.88

Map Collection - 2014.21.88

Thomas Cowperthwait and Samuel Augustus Mitchell, Jr. Chili, La Plata and Uruguay Hand-colored lithograph Philadelphia, 1850 Map with colored elements by Thomas Cowperthwait, publisher, and S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr., publisher: Chile, La Plata, and Uruguay, with inset map of the South Part of Patagonia. The regions, cities, towns, et cetera, are clearly identified on the map, larger settlements marked with black round dot or black dot with radiating dots, i.e. "Sataye" top left of map. Some borders, most regions, most mountain ranges, most roads, most rivers, and some bodies of water, colored, some texture, some regions, some mountain ranges, some roads, some rivers, and most bodies of

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Map Collection - 2014.21.80

S. Augustus Mitchell Map of New Granada, Venezuela and Guiana/Map of Peru and Ecuador Hand-colored lithograph Philadelphia, 1860 Three maps with colored elements by S. Augustus Mitchell: Map of New Granada, Venezuela and Guiana, Map of Peru and Ecuador. The regions, cities, towns, et cetera, are clearly identified on the map, larger settlements marked with navy round dot or navy dot with radiating dots, i.e. "Caracas" top middle of map. Most borders, most regions, and some mountain ranges, colored, some texture, some borders, some regions, mountain ranges, rivers, and bodies of water. Titles and scales, top right, bottom left, and bottom right of map. Measurement marks surround navy dou

Image of Map Collection - 2014.21.89

Map Collection - 2014.21.89

Charles Desilver and Samuel Augustus Mitchell, Jr. Venezuela, New Granada & Ecuador Hand-colored lithograph Philadelphia, 1856 Charles Desilver, publisher, and Samuel Augustus Mitchell, Jr., publisher: Venezuela, New Granada, and Ecuador, with inset map of the Communications by Railroad across the Isthmus of Darien from Victor Bay to Panama. The regions, cities, towns, et cetera, are clearly identified on the map, larger settlements marked with black round dot or black dot with radiating dots, i.e. "Paraguana" top middle of map. Some borders, most regions, most mountain ranges, most roads, some rivers, and some bodies of water, colored, some texture, most borders, some regions, some mou