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Auction 153, Lot 333

"Map of the Yellowstone National Park Compiled from Different Official Explorations and Our Personal Survey", Hals & Rydstrom

Subject: Yellowstone, Wyoming

Period: 1882 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

18.3 x 24.1 inches
46.5 x 61.2 cm

This attractive map of the park contains information useful to the tourist including stage roads, wagon roads, tourist sites and hotels. It locates the Upper, Shoshone, Gibbon, and Heart Lake Geyser Basins, Mud Geysers, Mammoth Hot Springs, and much more. Topography is illustrated by an unusual and pleasing form of contoured shading that enhances interpretation for the tourist. Includes an inset titled Map of the Yellowstone National Park and Surrounding Country, which depicts the road system and the connection to the Northern Pacific Railroad in central Montana, the most common method of travel to the park. The verso contains information and illustrations about attractions in the park. Surveyed and drawn by Carl J. Hals and A. Rydstrom.

References: Blevins (Wyoming) #459.

Condition: B+

Issued folding with two tiny splits at fold intersections and one small spot in Yellowstone Lake.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/20/2015