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A Map of Texas, U.S.A... Drawn from a Texan’s Viewpoint: Texas Highway Dept. c. 1950

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  • Title: A Map of Texas, U.S.A... Drawn from a Texan’s Viewpoint
  • Author: Texas Highway Dept.
  • Date: c. 1950
  • Medium: Printed
  • Condition: Issued folding with a few light stains at left
  • Inches: 11.5 x 8.6 [Paper]
  • Centimeters: 29.21 x 21.84 [Paper]
  • Product ID: 311003

This humorous map of North America was drawn with a vastly oversized Texas occupying approximately half of the United States, similar to the "Official Texas Brags Map" of 1948 on a smaller scale. Includes numerous vignettes within the state including "world's biggest jackrabbits", "world's largest oil field" and "Big D - world's most beautiful girls." Areas outside of Texas include "Storm Area", "Unexplored Territory", and "Yankeeland." Self-folding (4.3 x 9.0") with related text on verso. There are no past sales records and only one institutional example located on OCLC.