Promontory Point Camp night camp Utah Salt Lake view 1853 Ackerman litho print
Promontory Point Camp night camp Utah Salt Lake view 1853 Ackerman litho print Promontory Point Camp night camp Utah Salt Lake view 1853 Ackerman litho print
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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.

Cartographic Reference(s):
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.

[R20044].