Auction 140, Lot 325

"Map of the Sources of Snake River, with its Tributaries together with Portions of the Headwaters of the Madison and Yellow Stone…", Hayden, Ferdinand Vandeveer

Subject: Yellowstone, Wyoming

Period: 1873 (circa)


Color: Black & White

10 x 10.5 inches
25.4 x 26.7 cm

Shows northern Wyoming and the Yellowstone area drawn during Hayden's Geological Survey of 1871. This area later became Yellowstone National Park in 1872 and Hayden's surveying efforts were a significant factor in Congress' decision to create the park. The map shows Yellow Stone Lake, Jackson's Lake, the Snake River and relief through hachure.


Condition: B+

Light toning along the centerfold and a binding trim at lower right, with a resulting tiny tear that just enters neatline. Issued folding.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $80

Closed on 5/23/2012