Rocky Mountain panorama view 1855-60 Western U.S. fine old litho view printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Main Chain of the Rocky Mountains as Seen from the East - Extending from a Point North of the Marias Pass to Near the Little Blackfoot Pass.
(Western United States- Dearborn River- Cadotte's Pass- Marias PassOregon)
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. Drawn by Stanley.
Excellent tinted color lithographed print. Among the first published views of this famous western site and 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.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Sheet measures c. 9 3/8 "H x 23 3/8" W.
Printed area measures c. 5 5/8"H x 21"W.