Auction 97, Lot 216

"Indian Territory", General Land Office

Subject: Oklahoma

Period: 1887 (dated)

Publication: Senate Ex Doc. 50, 48th Cong., 2nd Session

Color: Printed Color

32 x 24 inches
81.3 x 61 cm

A large and striking map printed in full color with terrific detail. Compiled from the official records of the General Land Office. Scale 12 miles = 1 inch. Each of the Tribal areas is annotated with treaty information, etc. Thomas Donaldson published the map to accompany George Catlin’s Indian gallery. The numbers are keyed to Tribal lands. Printed by Julius Bien.


Condition: B

A very fine impression and good, strong color. A few areas within the printed color that have faded or oxidized along folds. Reinforced on back with tissue and pressed.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/5/2001