Auction 97, Lot 188

"Map of the Country between Yampa & White Rivers", Bechler, Gustavus R.

Subject: Colorado

Period: 1876 (dated)


Color: Black & White

29.7 x 11.5 inches
75.4 x 29.2 cm

A map of an area of western Colorado in 1876 (the year of statehood) that includes a portion of the Green River and Split Mountain Gorge in NE Utah. The White River Agency appears to be the only inhabited site named. Several trails are noted, including the trail between the Uintah and White River Indian Agencies. Ravens, Powells, and Simpsons Parks are noted, as is the Great Yampa Plateau, Axial Basin, and Coyote Basin. Great detail throughout.


Condition: A

Good impression on sound paper, folding as issue. Light toning along some folds, still very good.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/5/2001