St. Paul Minnesota panorama 1855-60 Western U.S. fine old litho city view printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
(Western United States- Minnesota to Oregon).
Among (if not the) earliest obtainable published view of this mid-Western city.
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.