California's Golden Chain. (Map title: The Golden Chain Council Highway Map of The Northern & Southern Mines. The Mother Lode). CALIFORNIA - GOLD MINING.
California's Golden Chain. (Map title: The Golden Chain Council Highway Map of The Northern & Southern Mines. The Mother Lode).

California's Golden Chain. (Map title: The Golden Chain Council Highway Map of The Northern & Southern Mines. The Mother Lode).

Wintle, William (Delineation & Cartography).
California. The Golden Chain Council of the Mother Lode. No date. Ca. 190s.
Folded map,8 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches, unfolding to color highway map 21 x 17 inches depicting the Mother Lode region (gold country) of Northern California. The map, populated by numerous small cartoon images, is surrounded by 16 illustrations reflecting the history of the region. Banner at bottom right identifies William Wintle (1911-1970) as Delineator and Cartographer. Map, copyright “The Golden Chain Council of the Mother Lode” is in good condition, with tiny separations at a couple of intersections. This popular map underwent a number of iterations. On this edition, zip codes (introduced 1963) are not used in connection with addresses for various Chambers of Commerce, suggesting the circa 1950 publication date. Item #35468

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