Chromolithograph of "Colorado Desert and Signal Mountain"

Description
This chromolithograph of “Colorado Desert and Signal Mountain” was originally drawn by Charles Koppel and printed as Plate XI in the first report of volume V of Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean, “Explorations In California for Railroad Routes, to Connect with the Routes near the 35th and 32nd Parallels of North Latitude.” The volume was printed in 1856 by Beverley Tucker in Washington, D.C.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
Object Type
Chromolithograph
date made
1856
original artist
Koppel, Charles
publisher
U.S. War Department
author
Williamson, Robert Stockton
printer
Tucker, Beverley
graphic artist
unknown
publisher
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Topographic Command
Physical Description
paper (overall materials)
ink (overall materials)
Measurements
overall: 23.2 cm x 29.9 cm; 9 1/8 in x 11 3/4 in
Place Made
United States: District of Columbia
ID Number
GA*10729.26
accession number
1918.62261
subject
Art
Communications
Government, Politics, and Reform
Measuring & Mapping
Military
Natural Resources
Science & Mathematics
Transportation
Survey Prints
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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