Landscapes, USA, North America, View of Sangre de Cristo Pass, Colorado, Costilla County, Huerfano County

Landscapes, USA, North America, View of Sangre de Cristo Pass, Colorado, Costilla County, Huerfano County

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"View of Sangre de Cristo Pass"
"Looking northeast from Camp north of summit Aug. 14th"

Sangre de Cristo Pass, elevation 9,468-foot (2,886 m), is a mountain pass in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of the U.S. State of Colorado. The pass is located immediately north of U.S. Highway 160 one half mile (800 m) northwest of North La Veta Pass. The pass separates Costilla County from Huerfano County, the Rio Grande drainage basin from the Arkansas River basin, and the headwaters of Sangre de Cristo Creek from those of Oak Creek.

Image: 14.6 x 22 cm ( 5.7 x 8.6 ")

 

Lithograghs from the U.S.P.R.R. Exp. & Survey
(United States Pacific Rail Road Expedition and Survey)

Enjoy looking at some of the most artisic and documentary prints made of the American West. These original hand-colored lithographs were made in the 1850s by a group of naturalists and artists who travelled with the expedition surveying the West for the U.S. Pacific Railroad. These prints were published as part of the official government report.

Page size ca: 21.2 x 29 cm ( 8.3 x 11.4 ") (slight variations)
Individual image sizes are given below.

Prints are in good condition with light age toning and minimal signs of use.
Special faults are mentioned.

 

 


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