Very detailed view of “PRAIRIE DU ROCHER from Meyers Universum. Steel engraving with later hand-coloring. Published in New York and Hildburghausen, c. 1835-52. Image size: 4 x 6''.
This view depicts Prairie Du Rocher in Illinois (south of Saint Louis) “The name is derived from a rocky bluff which rises behind the village….” (1853 Gazetteer of the United States).
Presented in an archival 11 x 14'' mat