"Colton's Minnesota and Dakota", Colton, Joseph Hutchins
Subject: Central United States
Period: 1855 (dated)
Publication: Atlas of the World
Color: Hand Color
15.6 x 12.7 inches
39.6 x 32.3 cm
The newly formed Dakota Territory is a huge unorganized area with its western boundary along the Missouri River. An interesting notation locates vast prairies said to be "the great Hunting and Fighting Ground of Dakotah, Odjebwe, Assiniboin, Arikara, Minitarree and other Nations." Good detail throughout Minnesota. A handsome map with Colton's decorative scroll border. Published by Johnson and Browning, 1859-61.
Bright, crisp impression with strong original hand coloring. Full margins with a stain in margin at upper left corner, else fine.