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ANONYMOUS - (Voyage from New York to San Francisco upon the Union Pacific Railroad).

ANONYMOUS - (Voyage from New York to San Francisco upon the Union Pacific Railroad).
(Voyage from New York to San Francisco upon the Union Pacific Railroad). - ANONYMOUS
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Title : (Voyage from New York to San Francisco upon the Union Pacific Railroad)..
Map maker : ANONYMOUS.
Date : c. 1870.
Size : 12.0 x 15.6 inches. / 30.5 x 39.5 cm.
Colouring : Fine original colouring.

Description :Rare Union Pacific railroad game board based on the "new Union Pacific Railroad." The game board shows forty five beautifully executed views of places along the Union Pacific route, starting with "Rail road depot in New York" and ending in "San Francisco, the metropolis of California." Along the way, we have, among others, views of Pittsburgh, Omaha, "surprise by savage Indians," "wild heard of buffalloes," "railroad bridge over the Platte river," Cheyenne, Green River, Humboldt Valley, "Trukee" Valley, Sierra Nevada and Sacramento.

The board only. According to an example listed with David Rumsey, the board come with 1 dy, 12 cars and 12 numbers charts." The text is written in German and English and explains the game and the views. - here not present.
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Condition : Lithography pasted on folding board heightened with gum arabic. Very slightly age toned, but very good for such an object. The board only.


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