Auction 97, Lot 186

"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: 1906 (circa)

Publication: HR Doc. 5, 60th Cong., 1st Session

Color: Printed Color

Size:
27 x 24 inches
68.6 x 61 cm

A colorful map of the park and area with considerable detail. This is the later house version that adds the location of the Big Tree (Mariposa Grove) Grant at the extreme southern end of the park. 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, 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.

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Condition: A

Folding, as issued. A couple barely visible offsets.

Estimate: $150 - $250

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/5/2001

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