Johst, Paul Spener
1931

California Pictorial Map

Pictorial map of California

DESCRIPTION: Pictorial map of the State of California in a cartoon-like style. Depicts transportation, chief industries (film-making, asparagus farming), nature, and recreations for the state in an exaggerated, stereotyped manner. Legend identifies 5 locations within California: Yosemite National Park, San Francissco, Oakland, Los Angeles, and San Diego. Catalina Island is identified by name. Page 181.

Verso with text extolling the virtues of California's natural wonders and its agriculture.

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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