Washington, D.C. U.S. Government. Ca. 1859.
Lithograph, hand colored, image area approximately 9 x 6 3/4 inches on sheet 11 x 9 inches. Very lightest offsetting, generally very good. An exceptionally fine handcolored lithograph issued in the "Reports of Explorations and Surveys, To Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River To The Pacific Ocean" published by the U.S. Government. This is plate III from an unidentified volume, depicting a bird of prey perched on a branch. The region noted at the top left of this plate is 32nd. Parallel (West). Item #33338