Auction 160, Lot 346

"Map of the Yellowstone National Park Compiled from Different Official Explorations and Our Personal Survey, 1882", Hals & Rydstrom

Subject: Yellowstone, Wyoming

Period: 1883 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

19.3 x 24 inches
49 x 61 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. Surveyed and drawn by Carl J. Hals and A. Rydstrom.

References: Blevins (Wyoming) #459.

Condition: A

There is a tiny split at a fold intersection and a binding trim in the bottom left margin.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 11/16/2016