• Creator
  • Millroy & Hayes; New Wilson European Hotel (Salt Lake City, Utah)
  • Created Date
  • 1899
  • Publisher
  • Millroy & Hayes
    New Wilson European Hotel
  • Description
  • 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 t... more
    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. See note field above. less