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Kamas Prairie of the Pend D'Oreilles Indians in the Rocky Mountains - United States Pacific Railroad Survey Expedition Lithograph - Ca. 1860

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Kamas Prairie of the Pend D'Oreilles Indians in the Rocky Mountains, Looking Southward
Gustav Sohon, tinted lithograph by Sarony, Major & Knapp (New York)
U.S.P.R.R. Exp. & Surveys -- 47th & 49th Parallels
General Report - Plate LIII
Measures 11 1/2" x 8 1/2"

Condition: Edges are browning, foxing spots throughout and some darker. Some small ink spots. Small holes and creasing to top edge, likely from string binding from spine when it was removed from the larger volume. Dirt smudges to back of plate. Very small pinhole at the bottom of "I" in In on plate title. Appears the plate was printed off-center.

Disbound lithograph from the United States Pacific Railroad Survey Expedition titled "Reports of Explorations and Surveys to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economic Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean." The volumes were published between 1855 and 1861 and are considered the most important source of information on Western geography and history, mainly due to the lithographs of scenery, native inhabitants, fauna and flora.

Charming image ready for framing!


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