The World on Mercator's Projection, Western Part

Description

Hand-drawn color map of the western part of the world as known in 1812. Shows major rivers, explorers' routes, place names and locations of some population groups. Relief is marked by hachures.

Physical Description

1 map : hand col. ; 68 x 50 cm.

Creation Information

Hebert, L. & Pinkerton, John, 1758-1826. 1812.

Context

This map is part of the collection entitled: General Collection and was provided by UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 180 times . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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  • Hebert, L. Drawn under the direction of Mr. Pinkerton by L. Hebert.

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Description

Hand-drawn color map of the western part of the world as known in 1812. Shows major rivers, explorers' routes, place names and locations of some population groups. Relief is marked by hachures.

Physical Description

1 map : hand col. ; 68 x 50 cm.

Notes

Prime meridian: Greenwich.
Wheat, C. I. Mapping the Transmississippi West, v. 2, no. 310

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  • Pinkerton's Modern Atlas, 1812

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Creation Date

  • 1812

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  • Dec. 1, 2010, 1:24 p.m.

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  • Dec. 3, 2010, 2:25 p.m.

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Hebert, L. & Pinkerton, John, 1758-1826. The World on Mercator's Projection, Western Part, map, 1812; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29445/: accessed May 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.