Auction 150, Lot 308

"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 and a hint of pleasant even-aged toning.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/17/2014