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Publisher:
U.S. War Department  Search this
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Topographic Command  Search this
Printer:
Tucker, Beverley  Search this
Author:
Williamson, Robert Stockton  Search this
Original artist:
Koppel, Charles  Search this
Graphic artist:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
ink (overall materials)
Measurements:
overall: 23.3 cm x 29.8 cm; 9 3/16 in x 11 3/4 in
Object Name:
print
Object Type:
Tinted Lithograph
Location of book publication:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1856
Description:
This chromolithograph of “Los Angeles” was originally drawn by Charles Koppel. It was printed as Plate X in the first report of volume V of <I>Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean</I>, “Explorations in California for Railroad Routes, to Connect with the Routes near the 35th and 32nd Parallels of North Latitude by Lieutenant R. S. Williamson, Corps of Topographical Engineers.” The volume was printed in 1857 by Beverley Tucker in Washington, D.C.
Location:
Currently not on view
Credit Line:
Estate of Lt. Col. Edgar A. Mearns, USA (Ret.)
ID Number:
GA.10729.36
Accession number:
1918.62261
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_802444