California, With Territories of Utah, Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico And Arizona Johnson and Ward 1864

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Date

1864, New York

Maker

Johnson and Ward

Short Title

California, With Territories of Utah, Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico And Arizona

Full Title

Johnson's California, With Territories of Utah, Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico And Arizona,Published By Johnson and Ward. Entered ... 1864, by A.J. Johnson ... New York.

Source

Johnson's New Illustrated (Steel Plate) Family Atlas, With Physical Geography, And With Descriptions Geographical, Statistical, And Historical ... By Richard Swainson Fisher, M.D. ... Maps Compiled, Drawn, And Engraved Under The Supervision Of J.H. Colton And A.J. Johnson. New York: Johnson And Ward, Successors To Johnson And Browning (Successors To J.H. Colton And Company,) No. 113 Fulton Street. 1864. Entered ... One Thousand Eight Hundred and Sixty-four, by A.J. Johnson ... New York Pages 66-67

Size

43 x 38 cm approximately (16.93 x 12.6 in.)

Description

Full color by counties, with heavy outlines around the states. detail mining districts, political divisions, emigrant trails, the Santa Fe Trail, the Pony Express Route, several proposed Union Pacific railroads, and Indian tribes and territories. This important map went through several different states during its publication period from 1860 to 1870. This critical period in westward expansion saw incredible development and change throughout the region. This, the 1864 Johnson and Ward version represents a complete re-engraving of the 1862-1863 map. Johnson added considerable detail in the mountainous regions of California, Nevada and Colorado. Arizona and New Mexico appear as independent territories but shows the old "New Mexico" county structure. The southern boundary of Nevada with Arizona is set at 37 degrees of Latitude such that Las Vegas, shown within Arizona. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians are Greenwich and Washington D.C.

References

David Rumsey Historical Map Collection; List Number 0352.044 Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers Revised Edition Vol. (E - J) p. 443; P843

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