“ALASKA” New York: Arbuckle Bros., c. 1889. Color-lithograph with original color.
This colorful miniature map of the Territory of Alaska (admitted as a state in 1959) was produced by the Arbuckle Coffee Company as an incentive to purchase their coffee. The area, population, major cities, towns and rivers are identified. The surrounding views depict “Seals resting on the Ice”, Men Whaling at Sea and “American Whalers caught in an Ice Field”.
(Image: 2 7/8 x 4 7/8”)
Presented in an archival 8 x 10'' mat.