Auction 142, Lot 210

"Map Showing Indian Reservations in the United States West of the 84th Meridian and Number of Indians Belonging Thereto", U.S. Government

Subject: Southwestern United States

Period: 1881 (dated)

Publication: HR Ex Doc. 79, 47th Cong, 1st. Sess.

Color: Printed Color

Size:
18.1 x 13.1 inches
46 x 33.3 cm

This precisely engraved map shows existing, proposed and "extinguished" Indian lands via a color-coded key. The map also shows Indian agencies, Army outposts, towns, railroads and Yellowstone National Park.

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Condition: B

There are several centerfold separations and a 1" tear adjacent to a fold that have all been repaired on verso with archival tape, along with some faint toning along the folds. The paper is a bit brittle.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $180

Closed on 11/28/2012

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