Auction 146, Lot 197

"[Lot of 2] California [and related text] The State of California", Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Subject: California

Period: 1855 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

12.8 x 15.7 inches
32.5 x 39.9 cm

This attractive map of California shows the entire state with Utah and New Mexico territories on the eastern border. Two railroad routes through the Central Valley are labeled "Atlantic & Pacific R.R." and a northern route through Fredonyers Pass, north of Pyramid Lake, is marked "Practicable Route for Atlantic & Pacific R.R." A huge inset titled "City of San Francisco" shows the planned land expansion into the bay with the streets already drawn in.

Included with the map is a page of text describing the state's key features and population statistics.


Condition: B+

Lightly toned.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/4/2013