Smaller version of Miguel Covarrubias's iconic map from his Pageant of the Pacific series.
This well regarded stylized map by the Mexican painter, illustrator, filmmaker and anthropologist Miguel Covarrubias, often called Mexico's Renaissance Man.
Covarrubias painted six wall sized maps titled "Pageant of the Pacific" for the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition in San Francisco, which were later issued in a portfolio of six plates. copyrighted by the San Francisco Bay Exposition Company, published by Pacific House. The maps include:
- Peoples of the Pacific
- The Flora and Fauna of the Pacific
- Art Forms of the Pacific Area
- Economy of the Pacific
- Native Dwellings of the Pacific Area
- Native Means of Transportation in the Pacific Area.
On the verso are two additional maps (#2 and #3 above).
Evidence of old fold.