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Union Pacific Railway
GO AND HEAR HARDY GILLARD, THE GREAT AMERICAN LECTURER, IN THE ST. JAMES'S LARGE HALL, AND SEE HIS CELEBRATED PANORAMA, WHICH TAKES YOU FROM NEW YORK TO SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, OVER THE PACIFIC RAILWAY, 3500 MILES IN TWO HOURS. NOTTINGHAM: STAFFORD AND CO., PRINTERS AND ENGRAVERS, [1875–1880]
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 2,750 USD
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Union Pacific Railway
GO AND HEAR HARDY GILLARD, THE GREAT AMERICAN LECTURER, IN THE ST. JAMES'S LARGE HALL, AND SEE HIS CELEBRATED PANORAMA, WHICH TAKES YOU FROM NEW YORK TO SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, OVER THE PACIFIC RAILWAY, 3500 MILES IN TWO HOURS. NOTTINGHAM: STAFFORD AND CO., PRINTERS AND ENGRAVERS, [1875–1880]
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 2,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Fine Printed and Manuscript Americana, Including Cartography

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Union Pacific Railway
GO AND HEAR HARDY GILLARD, THE GREAT AMERICAN LECTURER, IN THE ST. JAMES'S LARGE HALL, AND SEE HIS CELEBRATED PANORAMA, WHICH TAKES YOU FROM NEW YORK TO SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, OVER THE PACIFIC RAILWAY, 3500 MILES IN TWO HOURS. NOTTINGHAM: STAFFORD AND CO., PRINTERS AND ENGRAVERS, [1875–1880]
Printed broadside (11 1/4 x 31 7/8 in.; 286 x 810 mm) with inset chromolithographed map (5 3/8 x 24 1/4 in.; 135 x 615 mm).

Handsomely framed and glazed with UVIII Plexiglass. A few tiny stains in lower margin.


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Catalogue Note

A colorful promotional broadside incorporating a map of the central United States showing the route of the Union Pacific Railway. The map was intended as a guide to a 40 x 8 foot painted panorama that illustrated Gillard's lecture. Views of the panorama, painted from photographs, included Niagara Falls, Detroit City, Farming in Nebraska, the Great Salt Lake, Big Trees of California, Gold Mining, and the Sacramento Valley.

Fine Printed and Manuscript Americana, Including Cartography

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New York