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Rufus Blanchard
Rufus Blanchard
Rufuo Blanchard
American, 1822 - 1904
Biography: Rufus Blanchard worked as a book merchant in Cincinnati, OH before opening a mapmaking and map-publishing business in Chicago in the mid-1850s. During this period he co-published several prints by the Hartford lithographers E. B. & E.C. Kellogg. Blanchard also wrote several histories, often to accompany his maps.