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Map of the Oregon Territory United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842) ; Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877 ; Wyld, James, 1844

Map of the Oregon Territory / United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842) ; Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877 ; Wyld, James / 1844
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Full Title: Map of the Oregon Territory by the U. S. Ex. Ex. Charles Wilkes, Esqr. Commander, 1841. Re - Published by James Wyld Charing Cross East London. [1844] (with inset:) Columbia River Reduced from a Survey made by the U. S. Ex. Ex 1841.

Author: United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842) ; Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877 ; Wyld, James

Date: 1844

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Author: United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842) ; Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877 ; Wyld, James

Date: 1844

Short Title: Map of the Oregon Territory

Publisher: London: James Wyld

Type: Case Map

Object Height cm: 60

Object Width cm: 88

Note: Engraved, 23 1/2 x 34 1/2 inches, colored in outline. Dissected, mounted on linen, folded to 9 x 5 inches, in original slip case (24 x 14 cm.) with Wyld's label, with title Oregon District. Inset: 21 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches. This is a close copy of the original, but with much of the hachuring of mountains omitted as well as the representation of wooded areas. The boundaries of the Indian tribes are colored so that the ethnographic character of the map is emphasized. Original in the Warren Heckrotte Collection, which is source of description and notes.

State / Province: U.S. West

Subject: Indians

Full Title: Map of the Oregon Territory by the U. S. Ex. Ex. Charles Wilkes, Esqr. Commander, 1841. Re - Published by James Wyld Charing Cross East London. [1844] (with inset:) Columbia River Reduced from a Survey made by the U. S. Ex. Ex 1841.

List No: 5584.001

Series No: 2

Published In: Map of the Oregon Territory by the U. S. Ex. Ex. Charles Wilkes, Esqr. Commander, 1841. Re - Published by James Wyld Charing Cross East London. [1844] (with inset:) Columbia River Reduced from a Survey made by the U. S. Ex. Ex 1841.

Publication Author: United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842) ; Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877 ; Wyld, James

Publication Date: 1844

Publication Reference: None found. Wyld did publish a map titled Oregon District and adjacent territory in 1843 and 1845; from descriptions it appears to be a much different map.

Publication Note: See note field above.

Publication List No: 5584.000

Publication Type: Case Map

Publication Maps: 1

Publication Height cm: 60

Publication Width cm: 88

Image No: 5584001

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