Auction 110, Lot 245

"Mexico California & Texas", Black, Adam & Charles

Subject: Southwestern United States & Mexico

Period: 1856 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

14.8 x 10.2 inches
37.6 x 25.9 cm

Nice map depicting Mexico and the region recently acquired by the United States in both the Mexican/American War and the Gadsden Purchase. It provides good detail of the Californian missions and early forts throughout the Southwest. A large misshapen Texas includes extensive early details. Inset map of Central America. Engraved by Sidney Hall. This lithograph map is a nice example of the combination of early printed color (Mexico) and outline color applied by hand on the boundaries.


Condition: B

Light scattered foxing.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/2/2005