A New Dissected Map of the United States

Object Number: 
ca. 1887
Wood, cardboard, paper
box: 2 x 12 1/8 x 8 1/4 in. ( 5.1 x 30.8 x 21 cm )
Wooden box covered in blue paper with gold scrolled pattern; cardboard inside; cover illustration in various colors of woman seated on rock in pastoral setting, holding an open atlas on her lap; with representation of Native American standing next to her; woman dressed in white gown with blue drapery, other figure with feather headdress, bear claw necklace, and moccasins, holding bow; quiver of arrows lying on ground.
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group