Promontory Point Camp night camp Utah Salt Lake view 1853 Ackerman litho printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Camp No. 4 near Promontory Point Great Salt Lake.
(American West- Discovery & Exploration- Utah Territory- Stansbury Report).
Issued 1853, NY by Ackerman for Washington D.C. U.S. Gov. Report..
Charming little mid-19th century color lithographed print. Among the earliest (if not THE earliest) published views of this region and specific location.
Unusual night scene showing a campfire and men cooking on a moon lit night.
Well preserved, nice looking example with pleasing age patina, small minor scattered spotting.
Sheet Measures c. 5 5/8"H x 8 3/4"W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 4 1/2"H x 7 5/8"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.