ROESSLER, Anton (1826-1893) The Latest Map of the State of Texas...1874
ROESSLER, Anton (1826-1893)
The Latest Map of the State of Texas
40” x 45 ¼” sheet, 51 ½” x 57” framed.
In 1874 Roessler wrote: "Texas is, or will be, the wealthiest state in the Union, possessing as she does great agricultural capabilities, all the varieties of soils, minerals and useful rocks known to exist in the world." His extraordinarily detailed large scale map was designed to demonstrate the truth of his declaration. After De Cordova’s map, perhaps the most attractive map of the State of Texas.