Johst, Paul Spener
1931

Alaska Pictorial Map

Pictorial map of Alaska

DESCRIPTION: Pictorial map of the State of Alaska in a cartoon-like style. Depicts transportation (dog sledding) , nature (bears and igloos) and recreations for Alaska in an exaggerated, stereotyped manner. Legend identifies four locations within Alaska: Juneau, Ketchikan, Anchorage, and Wrangell. Kodiak Island, British Columbia and the Yukon are identified by name. Page 193.

Verso with text extolling the virtues of Alaska's natural wonders and its mountains; and bears.

From "Picture Map Geography of the United States" by Vernon Quinn. With Picture Maps by Paul Spener Johst. Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company. New York. 1931. Some picture maps in the book contain depictions that today might be considered politically incorrect or even racist.

CREATOR: Johst, Paul Spener

PUBLICATION DATE: 1931

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: United States

BODY OF WATER: N/A

CONDITION: Very Good.  Clean, clear, with no folds or other marks. Minimal age-toning at the edges. Ample margins for framing.

COLORING: Two-color modern printing process.

ENGRAVER: Paul Spener Johst

SIZE: 5 " x 8 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 0

PRICE: $85

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