[Maps and Notes to Accompany an Expedition Narrative]

Description:

Two maps that accompany a narrative about a U.S. expedition in 1849. The first sketch map is of the area around the Dead Sea (Scale ca. 1:126,720). The second sketch map details the area around the River Jordan (Scale ca. 1:63,360). Each map includes some landmarks of the area and depths including relief shown by hachures. An additional page (front and back) has handwritten notes containing the expense sheet from the expedition.

Creator(s): Lynch, William Francis, 1801-1865.
Location(s): Palestine
Creation Date: 1849  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection(s):
General Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 143
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Creator (Author):
Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Lea and Blanchard
Place of Publication: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1849
Coverage:
Place
Palestine
Date
1849  
Description:

Two maps that accompany a narrative about a U.S. expedition in 1849. The first sketch map is of the area around the Dead Sea (Scale ca. 1:126,720). The second sketch map details the area around the River Jordan (Scale ca. 1:63,360). Each map includes some landmarks of the area and depths including relief shown by hachures. An additional page (front and back) has handwritten notes containing the expense sheet from the expedition.

Note:

"Entered according to act of Congress by Lea and Blanchard in the year 1849 in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the eastern district of Pennsylvania."

Physical Description:

2 maps on 1 sheet + [2] p.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): River Jordan | maps | expeditions | expenses | rivers | seas
Source: Narrative of the United States' expedition to the river Jordan and the Dead Sea / by W.F. Lynch, U.S.N., commander of the expedition ; with maps and numerous illustrations., DS107 .L98 1849
Contributor(s):
Added Title: Sketch Map of the Dead Sea from the Observations of the U.S. Expedition under the command of Lt. W. F. Lynch, U.S.N., 1848
Added Title: Sketch Map of the River Jordan from the Observations of the U.S. Expedition under the command of Lt. W. F. Lynch, U.S.N., 1848
Partner:
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection:
General Collection
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 30486884 |
  • CALL-NO: DS107 .L98 1849 Maps
  • UNTCAT: b2518624 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc29435
Resource Type: Map
Format: Image