BG-12175

Antique Map of Texas and Indian Territory by Gray (1875)

  • Condition: Good, some creasing. Repair on folding line and a few marginal tears. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1875
  • Overall size: 43.5 x 67 cm.
  • Image size: 33 x 59 cm.
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.. Antique Map of Texas and Indian Territory by Gray (1875)

Description: Antique map titled 'Gray's New Map of Texas and the Indian Territory'. Detailed map of Texas and Indian Territory, colored by counties, from the first edition of Gray's 'National Atlas'. Inset views include a town plan of Austin, Entrance to Matagorda Bay, Entrance to Galveston Bay, Galveston Town Plan and two inset maps of Texas.

Artists and Engravers: O. W. Gray was a publishing firm based in Philadelphia. Later, they published as O. W. Gray & Son. They published atlases in the late nineteenth century. Gray's 'National Atlas' was one of the most successful commercial ventures of the 1870s and one of the last to employ hand coloring on maps.