"An Historical Map of Pennsylvania Showing the Indian Names of Streams and Villages...", Sheafer, P. W.
Period: 1875 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
40.4 x 22.5 inches
102.6 x 57.2 cm
This fascinating map is filled with information relating to Pennsylvania's development. The most prominent feature is the use of color to show the acquisition of Indian lands from 1718-1784. The map also locates numerous old forts and battlefields, Indian villages, and trails. To the left of the main image is a representation of an Indian map of the West Branch of the Susquehanna, hieroglyphics, and a series of carved figures. Included with the map is the title page from the report. Published by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
References: Phillips (Maps) p. 670.
A clean, bright example with several small fold separations that have been closed on verso with archival tape. Issued folding and now flattened.