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Auction 195, Lot 161

"Map Showing the Location of the Indian Reservations Within the Limits of the United States and Territories...", U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs

Subject: United States, Native Americans

Period: 1888 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

33.2 x 21 inches
84.3 x 53.3 cm
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This large map of the United States focuses on the many Indian Reservations in the United States as of 1888. Reservations are named and depicted in orange overprinting. The map also shows military stations, towns and villages, railroads, and Indian agencies. Includes insets of Alaska and Indian Territory at bottom. Compiled under the direction of John H. Oberly, Commissioner of Indian Affairs.


Condition: B+

A bright, clean example, issued folding, with a binding trim at left that excised a portion of the neatline. There is light color offsetting.

Estimate: $180 - $210

Sold for: $180

Closed on 11/15/2023