"Sketch of Public Surveys in New Mexico", U.S. State Surveys
Subject: United States - Southwestern - New Mexico and Arizona
Period: 1856 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
32.7 x 22.5 inches
83.1 x 57.2 cm
Early, large-scale, territorial map by the Surveyor Generals Office, Santa Fe New Mexico. Shows the territory in its fullest extent including all of present-day Arizona and parts of Nevada and Colorado. This maps expands slightly on the first public surveys of 1855 with the addition of three small surveys completed east of Santa Fe. Locates numerous Indian villages and reservations with very limited detail outside of the towns along the Principal and Guide Meridians.
Modern color. Backed with archival tissue, reattaching torn left corner and repairing several tears. Light toning along folds.