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Title
The only correct and reliable Map of the Washoe Mining Region with relative distances from the principal places of California. The claims are located by Parker H. Pierce Recorder of Carson City. Designed and drawn by R. M. Evans. Together with Evans' Travellers Guide
Creator
Evans, R. M., cartographer
Kuchel & Dresel, lithographer
Contributor
Britton & Rey, publisher
Kuchel & Dresel
Date Created and/or Issued
1859
1860
1861
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Maps
Rights Information
For information on use of Digital Library materials, please see Library Rights and Permissions: https://www.huntington.org/library-rights-permissions
Description
Map and guide are folded into a single cover, submap is also glued in the same cover. The Nevada Territory itself did not exist until 1861; the Comstock Lode, which appears on the map, was discovered in 1859. Submap: Map of the Overland Route. On submap: "Kuchel & Dresel lith.176 Clay St. S.F." Prime meridian: GM. Relief: shaded, hachures. Graphic Scale: Miles. Projection: Cylindrical. Printing Process: Lithography.
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 map 47 x 54 cm., sheet 49 x 58 cm.
Identifier
7011
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll4/id/3881
Language
English
Subject
Washoe Mining Region (Nev.)--Maps
Mines and mineral resources--Nevada--Washoe Mining Region
Silver mines and mining--Nevada
Washoe County (Nev.)--Maps
Storey County (Nev.)--Maps
Lyon County (Nev.)--Maps
Ormsby County (Nev.)--Maps
Washoe Lake (Nev.)
Time Period
[1859-1861]
Place
North America United States Nevada Washoe
W 123°
W 118°/N 41°
N 37°
Source
Huntington Rare Book Maps
Maps, Huntington Digital Library
Provenance
Anderson Galleries, Lossing sale, Jan. 29-30, 1917, no. 220

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