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Auction 99, Lot 254

"Map Showing the Distribution of the Indian Tribes of Washington Territory", U.S. Department of Interior

Subject: Washington

Period: 1876 (dated)

Publication: Contributions to North American Ethnology Vol. 1. USG & G Survey Rocky Mountain

Color: Printed Color

15.5 x 19.8 inches
39.4 x 50.3 cm
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Compiled by W.H. Dall, U.S. Coast Survey, from the latest authorities to illustrate a paper by Geo. Gibbs. The map is a detailed examination of the Indian Tribes west of the Cascades. A legend provides the key to the coloring of the tribes. A note states that the official spelling of the tribal names are reduced to their phonetic value. Strong, bright colors.


Condition: B

Very light toning along some folds and tiny area missing in white space. Backed with Japanese tissue.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $210

Closed on 6/12/2002