Johnsons California, also Utah, Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona’
This antique map came from Johnson’s New Illustrated (Steel Plate) Family Atlas, published in 1867, by A.J. Johnson. These maps are some of the most colorful and accurate maps produced in the 1860’s, their attention to detail and the fine steel engraving make them works of art. Johnson maps are characterized by hand coloring in red, green, yellow, and pink and distinctive borders, including iron scrollwork and a Celtic design. This beautiful map of the States of California, Utah, Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona shows counties, cities and towns, lakes, rivers, and water bodies, mountains, railroads, forts, and wagon trails. A fine piece that would make a nice addition to any wall in a home or office. This map also shows numerous Native American Indian Tribes, many old forts, and explorer routes heading west. Also noted on map The Pony Express Route (U.S. Mail).
Size: 23 x 17 inches
Condition: Very Good
Map Maker: A.J. Johnson
Coloring: Original Hand Coloring