Texas Heritage, Volume 19, Number 1, Winter 2001 Page: 39
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Photographer and artist Herman
Lungkwitz took over the photo department,
and a number of his photos of county
maps survive today.
There are too many historically important
one-of-a-kind manuscript maps at the
Land Office to list, but some jewels of the
* An 1837 map (see below) was drawn
showing the city blocks and plans for
Galveston. With brilliant red watercolors,
and adorned with ornate cornucopias,
the map was based on surveys by
R.C. Trimble and William Lindsey.
* A large 1839 map of portions of the
Bexar District was drawn by Upshur,
based on surveys by William Lindsey,
Bexar district surveyor. Showing present-day
Bexar and parts of 11 nearby
A detail from Stephen F. Austin's first colony map, completed in 1837.
HERITAGE * 39 * WINTER 2001
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