A Pictorial Map of Alaska the 49th State. In Aleut "Alaska" means "Great Country" Population in 1958 about 215,000.
Chase, Ernest Dudley (mapmaker).
Westwood, MA. Ernest Dudley Chase. Copyright 1959.
Two-color pictorial / pictographic map on cream colored paper, image 20 x 27 inches on sheet 21 1/4 x 28 1/4 inches, folding as issued to 8 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches. Good condition: light wear along a few fold lines, two inch separation at upper right and left fold, a couple of short splits at fold intersections. A very bright image. A stunning celebration of Alaska by mapmaker Ernest Dudley Chase. Published for Fairbanks News Agency, Fairbanks, Alaska. At left and right area of the map are vignette illustrations of buildings and scenic spots from around the state; the map itself is liberally sprinkled with pictographs of attractions, wildlife, and historical places. Listing of Towns at left and right margins. Item #51272