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Auction 182, Lot 207

"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 (published)

Publication: Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs...

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 drawn 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. The title page from the report accompanies this map.


Condition: B+

Issued folding with some light toning and offsetting.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 4/28/2021