Monumental Wall Map of The United States
Excellent example of J Calvin Smith's wall map of the United States, one of the largest regularly published maps of the United States issued in the 19th Century.
In the west, a massive Minnesota Territory extends to the Missouri River, with a very large Dakota County shown. A large part of Texas is also shown.
Nebraska Territory extends to the Canadian Border, with a number of large Indian Reservations shown, including:
- Menominees, Winnebagoes, Foxes & Sauks
- Smaller tribal areas concentrated in the southeast corner.
Below Nebraska Territory is a massive "Western Territory," including:
- Proposed Chippeways & Potawatomies
- Proposed For The New York Indians
- Cherokee Land
Includes large insets of North America and Florida.
The border vignettes include city views of New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington, etc., pastoral scenes, and more.
Provenance: Warren Heckrotte sale, 2016; Maggs, August 1975.