Auction 114, Lot 175

"Johnson's Nebraska, Dakota, Colorado & Kansas", Johnson & Ward

Subject: United States - Central

Period: 1861 (circa)

Publication: New Illustrated Family Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.5 x 12.5 inches
39.4 x 31.8 cm

This colorful map features Nebraska with a long panhandle that extends all the way to about present-day Idaho near Ft. Bridger and Fremont's Peak. Above Nebraska is a huge Dakota Territory that extends all the way to the Canadian border, west to the Continental Divide and east to Minnesota Territory. The map is filled with information and locates numerous Indian tribes, trading posts, wagon roads and trails, exploration routes, mountain peaks, and more. Shows the railroad routes explored by Gov. Stephens, Lt. Beckwith, and Capt. Gunnision, numerous forts and early settlements. The Oregon Trail is shown by not named and several other emigrant roads are shown including several converging on Denver. Names the North, Middle, and South Parks, as well as several forts and a few towns in Colorado.

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Condition: A

Fine impression and original color with wide margins. Near fine example.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $190

Closed on 3/1/2006

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