Detail View: David Rumsey Historical Map Collection: Geo. H. Adams & Son Colorado. Copyright 1884, By Geo. H. Adams & Son, New York.

Collection: 
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author: 
Adams, George H. & Son
Date: 
1887
Short Title: 
Colorado.
Publisher: 
George H. Adams & Son. New York
Type: 
Pocket Map
Obj Height cm: 
42
Obj Width cm: 
58
Scale 1: 
1,267,200
Note: 
Scarce map by the Adams of Asher and Adams, in the style of the maps that appear in the magazine published by Adams, Descriptive America. The date is estimated by the number of counties, 42, although the copyright date is 1884. On the inside cover is a presentation: "Presented by His Excellency, Gov. Adams, Sept. 6th, 1887. T.N. Haskell." Alva Adams was Governor from 1886 to 1889 and 1896 to 1899. Uncolored except for printed red state and county boundary lines. A simple map with great clarity of detail; folded into golden brown cloth covers 17x11 with "Adams & Company's New Map Of Colorado." stamped in gold. Not in any references.
Reference: 
cf Ellis p. 90 - 42 counties.
State/Province: 
Colorado
Full Title: 
Geo. H. Adams & Son Colorado. Copyright 1884, By Geo. H. Adams & Son, New York.
List No: 
4428.001
Series No: 
2
Publication Author: 
Adams, George H. & Son
Pub Date: 
1887
Pub Title: 
Geo. H. Adams & Son Colorado. Copyright 1884, By Geo. H. Adams & Son, New York.
Pub Reference: 
cf Ellis p. 90 - 42 counties.
Pub Note: 
See note field above.
Pub List No: 
4428.000
Pub Type: 
Pocket Map
Pub Maps: 
1
Pub Height cm: 
17
Pub Width cm: 
11
Image No: 
4428001
Institution: 
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement: 
Copyright 1998
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