"Johnson's Nebraska Dakota, Colorado Idaho & Kansas", Johnson & Ward
Subject: Central United States
Period: 1863-64 (circa)
Publication: Johnson's New Illustrated (Steel Plate) Family Atlas
Color: Hand Color
15.8 x 12.8 inches
40.1 x 32.5 cm
Handsome map that depicts the Dakota Territory and a portion of the huge Idaho Territory as it was prior to the creation of Montana and Wyoming. There is early detail of topography and watershed. Numerous exploration and wagon routes in addition to the proposed routes for the Pacific railroads are identified. Indian tribes and army forts are noted. Surrounded by a decorative scroll-style border.
Original color with light toning and a few faint spots. Minor soiling in the blank margins.