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Auction 153, Lot 291

"Historical Trails Through New Mexico - The Land of Enchantment",

Subject: New Mexico

Period: 1940 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

16.5 x 21.4 inches
41.9 x 54.4 cm

This very colorful map of New Mexico is drawn in the style of Jo Mora and covers the region from Taos and Shiprock south to Carlsbad and El Paso. Early explorer routes are shown including those of Coronado, Espejo and Onate as well as numerous old trails including the Santa Fe, Butterfield and Comanche. The map is richly embellished with illustrations including a cattle drive, wagon train, Spanish soldiers and various wildlife. The verso contains text about the Coronado Cuarto Centennial celebration and various trails. The map was produced by Wilfred Stedman on behalf of the New Mexico State Tourist Bureau for the 400th anniversary of Coronado’s explorations.


Condition: A

Issued folding with vivid color and a few small extraneous creases.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $100

Closed on 5/20/2015