"A Map of Exploration in the Spanish Southwest 1528-1793", Automobile Club of Southern California
Subject: Southwestern United States & Mexico
Period: 1932 (dated)
Publication: Supplement to Touring Topics, Volume Twenty-Four, Number One
Color: Printed Color
32.9 x 21.9 inches
83.6 x 55.6 cm
This decorative historical map of the southwestern United States & Mexico was compiled by Joseph Hill and illustrated by Dillon Lauritzen. It was issued as a supplement to Touring Topics, a monthly magazine focused on automobile tourism. The colorful map is filled with the tracks of 30 Spanish explorations from De Vaca and Coronado to Vial, Mares and Fragoso with a key at lower left. Illustrations include Indians, buffaloes, bear, coyotes, pictorial topography, and more. Explorer portraits surround the map with accompanying descriptive text. On a full sheet with English text measuring 42.2 x 28.0".
Issued folding with a number of small fold separations that have been closed on verso with archival tape.