SOLD: 1935 White - Territory of Hawaii - Samoa

SOLD: 1935 White - Territory of Hawaii - Samoa

Marvelous 1935 Ruth Taylor White pictorial map of Hawaii and Samoa

Title:

Territory of Hawaii - Samoa

Map maker:

Ruth Taylor White

Place and Year:

Boston, 1935

Dimensions:

29.3 x 21.5 cm (11.5 x 8.5 in)

Technique:

Offset printing

Coloring:

Original color

Condition Rating:

VG+

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Pictorial map of Hawaii and Samoa drawn by the famous illustrator, Ruth Taylor White, and published in Our USA: A Gay Geography.

Ruth Taylor White was among the most prolific makers of pictographic maps, and her maps are among the most collected pictographs.

Born in 1899, Taylor and her family, like many, headed persistently west in the late 19th century, finally settling in California.

In the spring of 1930, White spent five weeks in Hawaii. Her trip was likely prompted by a commission from the Hawaii Tourist Bureau to draw maps of the Hawaiian islands.

CONDITION NOTES

Very good condition. Descriptive text of Idaho on verso.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00442

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