An original vintage 1948 Color Map of California, prepared under the direction of the California Centennial Commission to celebrate 100 years of California statehood; showing the State as it was known a century ago. Based on Briton & Rey's Lithograph of 1857, the first Map drawn from United States Land and Coat Surveys made from the same period. The map shows California as it was in 1848 and includes illustrations of the Bear Flag Revolt, San Francisco Docks in 1849, Colton Hall in Monterrey, Portola's sighting of San Francisco, Cabrillo's discovery of California, Father Junipero Serra leaving the Mission San Gabriel, Pico's surrender to Fremont, the Manly expedition in Death Valley, Stage Coach headed for the mother load, Marshall's discovery of Gold, Fillmore's signing off on the admission of California to the Union in 1850, Survivors of the Donner Party and Klamath Indians. 20.5" long x 14.5" wide. FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING. Insurance optional.