Catalog Archive
Auction 181, Lot 311

"Mexico & Texas", Philip, George

Subject: Southwestern United States & Mexico

Period: 1851 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

24.5 x 20.2 inches
62.2 x 51.3 cm

This uncommon map of the Southwestern United States and Mexico shows the border along the Gila River prior to the Gadsden Purchase. The new state of Texas is well-detailed, and California is named New California. New Mexico Territory includes what would become Arizona and portions of present-day Nevada. Indian Territory stretches into the region that became Colorado, and Utah Territory sweeps all the way to California. Surrounded by a keyboard style border.


Condition: B+

Contemporary color with short centerfold separations that just touch the border at top and bottom.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $180

Closed on 2/10/2021