Auction 149, Lot 315

"Mexico", Hall, Sidney

Subject: Southwestern United States & Mexico, Texas

Period: 1846 (circa)

Publication: Black's General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

14.5 x 10.3 inches
36.8 x 26.2 cm

This is an attractive representation of the present-day southwestern United States, Texas and Mexico. The map depicts the new state of Texas in its stovepipe configuration, bound by the Rio Grande on its western border. In Upper or New California, there is an American Fur Co. Depot on the eastern shore of L. Youta or Salt L.. The Great Spanish Road is shown from the Red River to Santa Fe, and then heading south through the length of Mexico. The map continues into Central America in an inset of Guatimala.

References: Day #1508.

Condition: A

Original outline color with light toning along the sheet edges, away from map image. Remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $160

Closed on 5/21/2014