"Military Reconnaissance of the Arkansas, Rio del Norte and Rio Gila…", Emory, William Hemsley
Subject: United States - Southwestern
Period: 1847 (dated)
Publication: Notes of a Military Reconnaissance
Color: Black & White
67 x 30 inches
170.2 x 76.2 cm
An important Mexican-American War period map that shows the route of Col. Kearny and his Army of the West from Ft. Leavenworth to Los Angeles via Santa Fe and San Diego. Wheat states that the map was an important milestone in the cartographic development and accurate determination of the West. Published in Senate Doc #7, 30th Congress, 1st Session.
References: Wheat [TMW] #544.
Mostly clean and bright. Issued folding, now tissue backed. Backing has closed a long binding corner tear that just enters edge of image, still very good.