Chromolithograph of "Los Angeles"

Chromolithograph of "Los Angeles"

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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 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 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
Object Name
print
Object Type
Tinted Lithograph
date made
1856
publisher
U.S. War Department
printer
Tucker, Beverley
author
Williamson, Robert Stockton
original artist
Koppel, Charles
graphic artist
unknown
publisher
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Topographic Command
location of book publication
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
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
ID Number
GA.10729.36
accession number
1918.62261
Credit Line
Estate of Lt. Col. Edgar A. Mearns, USA (Ret.)
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Data Source
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