California Pictorial Map
Showing the Early Discovery Period

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California California
California California
George Otto Hanft (after)
The Wyman Co., Inc.: 1967
17.75 x 11.25 inches, printed border
19 x 12.25 inches, overall
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Pictorial map of California focusing on the early discovery period, showing the paths of the explorers Cabrillo (1542), Drake (1579), Viscaino (1602), Portola-Serra (1769), and Anza (1774). Settlements and religious missions are illustrated, with the dates of their establishment. The Renaissance-style decorative cartouche is flanked by illustrations of explorers and missionary settlers, and the compass rose is surmounted by a fleur-de-lis. The map was issued as a premium or promotion by The Equitable Savings and Loan Association.

George Otto Hanft is a California artist, designer and watercolorist. Based in California’s San Gabriel Valley, he is a member of the Watercolor West society and active in the Mid-Valley Arts League. He also designed the official flag for Temple City, California, in 1995.


“Temple City Flag.” City of Temple City. (29 August 2005).