Defoy, Francis (mapmaker).
Bank of America. 1938.
Color pictorial / pictographic map, 13 3/4 x 34 1/2 inches on sheet size 14 1/8 x 35 inches, light toning, archivally backed with paper minimising minor edge tears and wear, now very good condition. The wealth of California is captured in this softly colored pictorial map which shows a bird's eye view of California seen from the west, with Cresent City and Cedarville to the left of the map and San Diego and Yuma to the right. Pictographs show activities, agriculture production etc; cities and towns throughout the state are named. The China Clipper is pictured flying in to the Bay Area. The map was published by the Bank of America to promote the Golden Gate International Exposition and encourage tourism in the state. Signed in the image at lower right Francis de Toy. Item #45447