In 1845 the Republic of Texas bisected the westward expansion of the fledgling United States covering a vast range of territory from Mexico to Wyoming. This beautiful map, commissioned in 1986 to commemorate the Texas Sesquicentennial and drawn by artist and master cartographer John Davis, depicts Texas nationhood like no other. Featuring the original 36 counties of the Republic, 78 Spanish land grants along the Rio Grande (present day New Mexico) and the most accurate study published of the Santa Fe Trail (across the Great Plains from St. Louis to Santa Fe), this is a wonderful historical resource and a genuine work of art. Copyright 1987. Printed on sturdy, art-gallery quality parchment stock, it is especially suitable for framing. Size 26" W x 32" H. The map is placed into a Heavy-Duty mailing tube and securely sealed.. THIS MAP HAS MANY DETAILS THAT YOU WILL HAVE TO EXPLORE FOR YOURSELF! THIS MAP MAY BE VERY HELPFUL TO YOUR GENEALOGY, CARTOGRAPHY or HISTORICAL RESEARCH ...or IT WOULD MAKE A GREAT TEXAS GIFT!! PRICE INCLUDES FREE SHIPPING via USPS Priority Mail!!