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Scarce map of Montana by Irvin "Shorty" Shope, showing various Indian reservations, cities, and national parks, etc.

Pictographs represent animals of the region and people engaged in leisure activities such as golfing, fishing, horseback riding, and climbing. Verso includes general information on Montana - The Nation's Playground, a listing of Indian Reservations and Tribes, U.S. Forest Reserves, Condensed Fish and Game Regulations 1942, etc.

The map was issued by Glacier Production Company producers of Power Gasoline "a blend of Montana's only natural gasoline and the polymerized, cracked, perco-treated, and first-run gasolines recovered from Cut Bank crude at our refinery."

Irvin "Shorty" Shope (Boulder, MT 1900 - 1978 Helena, MT). Shope was raised on a ranch in Montana, and fell under the influence of the western painter Edgar S. Paxson while still in high school. Between 1919 and 1930, Shope worked as a cowboy on Montana ranches, while studying art through a correspondence course.