Washington, D.C. U.S. Government. Ca. 1859.
Lithograph, hand colored, image area approximately 9 x 6 3/4 inches on sheet 11 x 8 inches. Light offset, few small marks. One of the exceptionally fine handcolored lithographs 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 XXVIII from volume XII, part 2, depicting two small birds on separate branches. The region noted at the top left of this plate is 47th Parallel / 32nd. Parallel (East). Item #33406