Auction 111, Lot 154

"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.


Condition: A

Bright, crisp impression with strong original hand coloring. Full margins with a stain in margin at upper left corner, else fine.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $70

Closed on 6/8/2005