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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Freyhold, Edward; Warren, Gouverneur Kemble, 1830-1882
Date:
1868
Short Title:
Territory Of The United States From The Mississippi River To The Pacific Ocean.
Publisher:
Julius Bien
New York
Type:
Case Map
Obj Height cm:
109
Obj Width cm:
117
Scale 1:
3,041,280
Note:
Alaska inset; 59 "authorities"; Streeter copy. Wheat: "one of the great American maps, and one profoundly influential." The final revision of the original Warren map of 1857; largely redrawn, in substance, and style of hachuring. An earlier state of the same imprint is described in Streeter 3080. See Wheeler vol 1 reference. In 1879 Freyhold issued another larger version of this map (Wheat 1295) (see our copy). Without color. Dissected into 24 sections and mounted on linen. Folds into a new burgundy cloth folding case 30x22 with original spine label reading "Freyhold - Map Of Explorations For Pacific R.R. - Recompiled 1865-68."
Reference:
Streeter 3081; Phillips p917; Wheat 1185; Graff 4309.
State/Province:
Alaska; U.S. West
Subject:
Railroad; U.S. War Dept.
Full Title:
Territory Of The United States From The Mississippi River To The Pacific Ocean; Originally prepared to accompany the Reports of the Explorations For A Pacific Railroad Route ... Compiled from authorized explorations and other reliable data by Lieut. G.K. Warren, Top'l. Eng'rs. In the Office of Pacific R.R. Surveys, War Dept. under the direction of Bvt. Maj. W.H. Emory, Top'l. Eng'rs. in 1854. Capt. A.A. Humphreys, Top'l. Eng'rs. in 1854-58. Recompiled and redrawn under the direction of the Chief of Corps of Engineers By Edward Freyhold 1865-66-67-68. Head Quarters Corp Of Engineers, War Department. Engraved & printed by Julius Bien, N.Y. (inset) Territory Of Alaska Ceded By Russia To The United States 1868.
List No:
2919.000
Series No:
1
Engraver or Printer:
Emory, W.H.; Humphreys, A.A.
Publication Author:
Freyhold, Edward; Warren, Gouverneur Kemble, 1830-1882
Pub Date:
1868
Pub Title:
Territory Of The United States From The Mississippi River To The Pacific Ocean; Originally prepared to accompany the Reports of the Explorations For A Pacific Railroad Route ... Compiled from authorized explorations and other reliable data by Lieut. G.K. Warren, Top'l. Eng'rs. In the Office of Pacific R.R. Surveys, War Dept. under the direction of Bvt. Maj. W.H. Emory, Top'l. Eng'rs. in 1854. Capt. A.A. Humphreys, Top'l. Eng'rs. in 1854-58. Recompiled and redrawn under the direction of the Chief of Corps of Engineers By Edward Freyhold 1865-66-67-68. Head Quarters Corp Of Engineers, War Department. Engraved & printed by Julius Bien, N.Y. (inset) Territory Of Alaska Ceded By Russia To The United States 1868.
Pub Reference:
Streeter 3081; Phillips p917; Wheat 1185; Graff 4309.
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
2919.000
Pub Type:
Case Map
Pub Maps:
1
Pub Height cm:
109
Pub Width cm:
117
Image No:
2919000
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 1998
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