United States of North America, Pacific States by Joseph Wilson Lowry 1859 map

United States of North America, Pacific States by Joseph Wilson Lowry 1859 map

Product SKU: P-7-031837

Price £324.00

The United States of North America, Pacific States [including California, Oregon, Washington, Utah, and part of New Mexico, ] by Joseph Wilson Lowry (1859). Antique engraved atlas map with original hand colour/color, 36.0 x 27.5cm, 14.25 x 10.75 inches

The map shows Washington, Oregon, Utah & New Mexico territories, and the state of California. Washington Territory had been organized from the half of Oregon Territory north of 46° north and the Columbia River in 1853. The western half of Oregon Territory as shown was admitted as the thirty-third state, Oregon, in 1859 (the year of publication), with the remainder transferred to Washington Territory. The map is notable for the ephemeral naming of "Gadsden or Arizona" in the area south of the Gila River. This is the area between the line created by the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and the Gadsden Purchase of 1854, which resulted in the inclusion of Tuscon and Phoenix within what is now the United States. Maps which formally name Arizona as Gadsden are few and very rare.

CAPTION PRINTED BELOW PICTURE: The United States of North America, Pacific States [including California, Oregon, Washington, Utah, and part of New Mexico, ]

The map shows Washington, Oregon, Utah & New Mexico territories, and the state of California. Washington Territory had been organized from the half of Oregon Territory north of 46° north and the Columbia River in 1853. The western half of Oregon Territory as shown was admitted as the thirty-third state, Oregon, in 1859 (the year of publication), with the remainder transferred to Washington Territory. The map is notable for the ephemeral naming of "Gadsden or Arizona" in the area south of the Gila River. This is the area between the line created by the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and the Gadsden Purchase of 1854, which resulted in the inclusion of Tuscon and Phoenix within what is now the United States. Maps which formally name Arizona as Gadsden are few and very rare.

DATE PRINTED: 1859    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 36.0 x 27.5cm, 14.25 x 10.75 inches (Large)

TYPE: Antique engraved atlas map with original hand colour/color

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. The right margin has been reconstructed. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Please contact us if you would like to arrange to view this map. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Joseph Wilson Lowry

PROVENANCE: "The Imperial Atlas of Modern Geography", under the supervision of W..G. Blackie PhD. Blackie and Son, Paternoster Row E.C. Glasgow and Edinburgh

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