American West 1855 lot x 10 color litho views RR survey old prints
American West 1855 lot x 10 color litho views RR survey old prints American West 1855 lot x 10 color litho views RR survey old prints American West 1855 lot x 10 color litho views RR survey old prints
$ 350.00

Lot of ten (10) excellent tinted color lithographed prints of the American West. Among the first published views of these western sites and the region in general. Still largely under valued and appreciated, an important visual artifact issued during the expansion of the population within the country as it moved westward.

Titles in this lot include:

Hot Springs at Source of Lou Lou Fork, Bitter Root Mountains, Looking West.
Hell Gate - Entrance to Cadotte's Pass from the West.
Big Blackfoot Valley.
Lightning Lake.
Butte de Morale.
Sauk River.
Mt. Baker & Cascade Range from Witby's Island.
Entrance to the Bitter Root Mountains, by the Lou Lou Fork.
Bitter Root River, Near Fort Owen.
Peluse Falls.

(Western United States- Oregon)

Issued 1855-60, by U.S. Gov. for the Exploration for Pacific Railroad route survey between St. Paul & Puget Sound under the direction of Isaac Stevens.

Lithographed NY by Sarony, Major & Knapp.

Paper and images remain clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.

Sheets measure c. 8 1/4 "H x 11 1/2" W.

Printed areas measure c. 5 3/4"H x 8 3/4"W.

[V361-R15239]