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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:

  • Titonwans
  • Poncas
  • Omahas
  • Panwnees
  • Ottoes
  • Menomenies, Winnebagoes, Foxes & Sauks,
  • Delawares
  • Kansas
  • Smaller tribal areas concentrated in the southeast corner.

Below Nebraska Territory is a massive "Western Territory," including:

  • Shawnees
  • Putawatomies,
  • Propose Chippeways & Putawatomies
  • Proposed For The New York Indians
  • Osages
  • Cherokee Land
  • Creeks
  • Seminoles
  • Choctawas
  • Chicasaws

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.

Condition Description
Dissected and laid on linen, as issued. Minor breaks and chipping along some of the paper edges, but in all an excellent example.