AN ANTIQUE MAP, "Mapa de los Estados Unidos de Méjico," NEW YORK, 1828,
hand colored lithograph on paper, White Gallaher and White, publisher, Balch & Stiles, printer, with charts detailing trail distances, populations of cities, natural resources and goods, with an inset map, "Carta de los Caminos [SIC] desde Vera Cruz y Alvarado a Méjico," and a cartoon of the rampant Mexican eagle with snake in mouth, a cap of Liberty descends from the sky, the bird stands on a flaming banner, "República Federal Méjicana," on a cactus with the names of all the states of Mexico, above a bow, arrow and quiver, framed with the brown leather front board with gilt tooled, "Map of Mexico." 28" x 40"
Provenance:Property from a Corporate Collection, Houston, Texas. Property from a Corporate Collection, Houston, Texas
Creases as issued, some color fading, trimmed, staining and yellowing, ink transfer, some buckling, but overall in good to very good condition, wear commensurate with age.
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