Rocky Mountain view 1855-60 Western U.S. fine old litho view printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Rocky Mountains, Looking Westward.
(Western United States- Oregon)
Issued 1855-60, by U.S. Gov. for the Exploration for Pacific Railroad route survey between St. Paul & Puget Sound under the direction of Isaac Stevens.
Lithographed NY by Sarony, Major & Knapp.
Excellent tinted color lithographed print. Among the first published views of this western site and region in general. Still largely under valued and appreciated, an important visual artifact issued during the expansion of the population within the country as it moved westward.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Sheet measures c. 8 1/4 "H x 11 1/2" W.
Printed area measures c. 5 3/4"H x 8 3/4"W.