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Auction 171, Lot 203

"Map Showing Indian Reservations in the United States West of the 84th Meridian and Number of Indians Belonging Thereto 1882", U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs

Subject: Western United States

Period: 1882 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

17.6 x 13.1 inches
44.7 x 33.3 cm
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This early Bureau of Indian Affairs map shows the status of Indian Reservations within the western United States as of 1882. It is precisely engraved to show existing, proposed, and "extinguished" Indian lands via color and line. The map also shows Indian agencies, Army outposts, towns, railroads, and the recently established Yellowstone National Park.


Condition: B+

Issued folding with a hint of toning along the fold lines and one tiny split at a fold intersection.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 2/6/2019