RARE HTF 1958A REPLICA DISNEYLAND MAP SIGNED SAM McKIM

A VERY RARE REPLICA OF THE 1958A DISNEYLAND MAP AUTOGRAPHED BY SAM McKIM

(comes with COA by Photographer when Mr. McKIM signed the map)

A talented illustrator, McKim created many of the sketches used in the original design of Disneyland, including Main Street and Frontierland. He also worked on Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln and the Haunted Mansion. His most enduring and perhaps most beloved contribution was the creation of the initial Disneyland park maps, which grace many a Disneyana fan's collection.

McKim drew many of the sketches used in the creation of Main Street, Frontierland, and Tom Sawyer's Island, including the Golden Horseshoe Saloon, the Indian Village, Pendleton Mills, the Shooting Gallery and the tree house on Tom Sawyer's Island. He also created sketches for the Fred Gurley, the third train added to the Disneyland Railroad in 1958.

In 1957, McKim drew the concept art for the Haunted Mansion (which appeared dilapidated and rundown), giving rise to the famous story of Walt Disney refusing to allow a rundown building in his park, stating, “We'll take care of the outside and the ghosts can take care of the inside.”

One of McKim's next assignments was to prepare the initial sketches for the upcoming Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln attraction for the 1964 World's Fair, along
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