A Map of the Oregon Country Showing the Original Territory. PACIFIC NORTHWEST - OREGON - WASHINGTON - BRITISH COLUMBIA.
A Map of the Oregon Country Showing the Original Territory.

A Map of the Oregon Country Showing the Original Territory.

Ries, E. Karolyn (mapmaker).
Portland, OR. The Oregonian. 02-26- 1933.
Color pictorial map, front cover of the Magazine Section of The Sunday Magazine February 26, 1933, now archivally mounted on linen. Map sheet measures 22 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches. Light toning across centre, light wear, overall very good condition. A handsome and decorative pictorial map by E. Carolyn Ries celebrating the history of the Pacific Northwest region. At the lower edge of the map is marked the "Boundary Established by Treaty with Spain 1819", at the upper edge the "Boundary Established by Treaty with Russia 1824", and across the centre "Boundary of United States Established 1818". Pictographs and short text descriptions highlight the mountains of the Cascades, old forts, Native American Indians, trappers, wildlife etc. Off the coast are pictographs of European ships whose voyages changed the nature of the region. Dotted lines show the current geopolitical status. The painterly style of the map is particularly appealing coupled as it is with interesting historical information and a fine compass rose. Item #48084

Price: $265.00