Phelps's National Map of the United States, a Travellers' Guide

Description:

Hand-drawn color map showing the eastern half of the United States, including railroads, canals, steamboat and stage routes. The border of the map has state seals and drawings of some U.S. presidents. Geographic features are noted, with relief shown by hachures.

Includes two insets in the lower right corner: Southern part of Florida -- Map of Oregon, California & Texas; as well as one inset near the upper right corner of the N. Part of Maine.

Creator(s): Atwood, J. M. (John M.)
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: 1851  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection(s):
General Collection
Usage:
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Creator (Cartographer):
Atwood, J. M. (John M.)

"Drawn & Engraved by J.M. Atwoodm, N.Y."

Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Ensign & Thayer
Publisher Info: 50 Ann Street
Place of Publication: New York
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1851
Coverage:
Place
United States
Date
1851  
Description:

Hand-drawn color map showing the eastern half of the United States, including railroads, canals, steamboat and stage routes. The border of the map has state seals and drawings of some U.S. presidents. Geographic features are noted, with relief shown by hachures.

Includes two insets in the lower right corner: Southern part of Florida -- Map of Oregon, California & Texas; as well as one inset near the upper right corner of the N. Part of Maine.

Note:

"Embracing the principal rail roads, canals, steam boat & stage routes, throughout the Union."

Note:

"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1849 by Ensign & Thayer in the Clerk's office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York."

Note:

Prime meridian: Washington.

Physical Description:

1 map : col. ; 44 x 57 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): geography
Partner:
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection:
General Collection
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 10096072 |
  • CALL-NO: G3700 1851 .A88 1851
  • UNTCAT: b1293589 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc29446
Resource Type: Map
Format: Image