[NO. 26] County Map of the State of California with inset map of San Francisco
[NO. 26] “County Map of the State of California.” With inset map of “San Francisco.”
From Mitchell's New General Atlas, Containing Maps of the Various Countries of the World, Plans of Cities, etc. Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell (ca.1875) Hand colored lithograph. Paper shows a few small tears and scuffs along edges, as well as one inch closed tears along folds. Paper size is approx. 15 x 22 inches. Matted and shrink wrapped, with mat size of approx. 20 x 28 inches. $175.00
Leaving San Francisco by rail, Fogg, Passepartou, and Aouda crossed California as it is depicted in this 1875 map. They would likely have road on the Central Pacific Railroad through Sacramento, and then points further west. Their route roughly follows that of late day interstate 80.
This & over 100 more original maps are currently on display throughout museum & in the Osa's Ark Museum Store are part of a fundraiser exhibition designed by Lloyd Zimmer Books & Maps of Chanute, Kansas.
As a part of several centennial commemorations planned from 1917-1921, Lloyd Zimmer has curated this collection of maps to cover the various locations explored by Martin + Osa johnson from Chanute to North Borneo and everything in between.
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