Auction 122, Lot 339

"Map of the Great Salt Lake and Adjacent Country in the Territory of Utah [on sheet with] The Great Salt Lake (Mormon) City and Surrounding Country (on an Enlarged Scale)", Weller, Edward

Subject: Utah

Period: 1860 (circa)

Publication: Weekly Dispatch Atlas

Color: Hand Color

12 x 17 inches
30.5 x 43.2 cm

Two maps on one sheet. The upper map covers the region from the Great Salt Lake and Lake Utah east to Vernal and the Ashley Creek area (unnamed) and Fort Bridger in the north. Shows Salt Lake City as a block plan. Also locates Ogden, but there is no sign of Logan. Fort Utah is on the eastern shore of Lake Utah. The lower map is centered on Salt Lake City and features much more detail. The city plan clearly shows it's rectangular grid layout and wide streets. The Welsh Settlement is shown to the southwest on the other side of the Jordan River. Both with mountains shown in hachure and good detail of watershed. Lithographed by Day & Son. Drawn and engraved by Edward Weller of Bloomsbury.


Condition: A+

Some age toning along edges, else fine.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $210

Closed on 12/5/2007