Auction 95, Lot 139

"Yosemite National Park Showing Boundaries Established by Act of Congress approved Feb. 7,1905 and Lands Eliminated therefrom and placed in the Sierra Forest Reservation", General Land Office

Subject: California

Period: 1905 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
27 x 24 inches
68.6 x 61 cm

A lovely map of the park with considerable detail and color. A legend provides an explanation of the color code, which shows the limits of the park as established in 1890 by Congress, the newly (Feb. 7, 1905) recommended Park boundary, the Big Tree Grant (Mariposa Grove), existing and suggested trails and roads. Also depicts the patrol stations and sub-stations, and a permanent military post as recommended by the Yosemite Park Commission the previous year. On a scale of 2 miles to the inch.

References:

Condition: A+

Backed with archival tissue. A mint example of this large map.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/13/2001

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