Date Original

1868

Description

Black and white printed map of Pine Bluff in Jefferson County, Arkansas. The map shows different neighborhoods and additions in the city.

Biographical/Historical Note

Located in southeastern Arkansas, Pine Bluff was incorporated in 1839 and became the county seat for Jefferson County in 1832. It was named for bluff of pine trees overlooking the south bank of the Arkansas River. The Strobridge Lithographing Company was founded in 1847 in Cincinatti, Ohio, by Elijah C. Middleton as a stationary and bookstore focused on engraving. Over the years, the company made a variety of products, including maps and advertising cards, signs and posters. They became widely known for their colorful, detail-oriented designs.

Physical Description

Map, 11" x 17"

Geographical Area

Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

Map1851

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Map collection

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Wilson's Map of Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Arkansas, Map1851, Map collection, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6901 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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Additional Content

Maps collection inventory.

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