Detail View: Selections from the David Rumsey Map Collection II: Route of the Mormon pioneers from Nauvoo to Great Salt Lake, Feb'y 1846-July 1847

Short Title: 
Route of the Mormon pioneers from Nauvoo to Great Salt Lake, Feb'y 1846-July 1847
Obj Height cm: 
22
Obj Width cm: 
78
Note: 
1899 chromolithograph pictorial bird-eye view and map of the 1,300 mile Mormon Trail on sheet 21.5x78, folded into cover 21.5x9.5, produced to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the journey. Drawn from Orson Pratt's record of the trip. Covers the region between the Mississippi River and Great Salt Lake and chronicles the migration of the Mormon Pioneers from Nauvoo, Illinois to Great Salt Lake, Utah, 1846-1847. (On verso): cover title, text to places of interest, and uncolored views of Salt Lake City. There are two known editions of this pictorial map, small and large, Library has the large edition, see: Pub List #: 11143.000. the map is a chronological depiction of the Saints progress across the midwest and plains with four vignettes showing a wagon train, a group of tepees, a buffalo herd, and numerous other scenes from the journey, and miles traveled daily. Each campsite along the route is noted with the dates which the emigrant party stayed at each site. Map shows place names, rivers and mountains. Relief shown pictorially.
Full Title: 
Route of the Mormon pioneers from Nauvoo to Great Salt Lake, Feb'y 1846-July 1847. Issued by the New Wilson European Hotel, Salt Lake City. Denver Lith. Co. Denver, Colo. Copyright 1899, by Millroy & Hayes. (Cover title) Salt Lake City map and route of the Mormon Pioneers : The New Wilson European Hotel, A. Fred Wey.
List No: 
11490.002
Series No: 
2
Pub Date: 
1899
Pub Title: 
Route of the Mormon pioneers from Nauvoo to Great Salt Lake, Feb'y 1846-July 1847. Issued by the New Wilson European Hotel, Salt Lake City. Denver Lith. Co. Denver, Colo. Copyright 1899, by Millroy & Hayes. (Cover title) Salt Lake City map and route of the Mormon Pioneers : The New Wilson European Hotel, A. Fred Wey.
Pub Note: 
See note field above.
Pub List No: 
11490
Pub Height cm: 
22
Pub Width cm: 
10
Image No: 
11490002.jp2
Publisher Location: 
Salt Lake City
Publisher: 
Millroy & Hayes
Type: 
Pocket Map
State/Province: 
U.S. West
Pub Type: 
Pocket Map
Date: 
1899
Filename: 
11490002.jp2