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Map Map of the United States of America, the British Provinces, Mexico, the West Indies and Central America, with part of New Granada and Venezuela

About this Item

Title

  • Map of the United States of America, the British Provinces, Mexico, the West Indies and Central America, with part of New Granada and Venezuela

Names

  • Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth), 1827-1901.
  • Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893.
  • Atwood, John M., approximately 1818-
  • Barnard, William S., approximately 1809-

Created / Published

  • New York : J.H. Colton, 1849.

Headings

  • -  North America--Maps
  • -  United States--Maps
  • -  Mexico--Maps
  • -  Central America--Maps
  • -  West Indies--Maps
  • -  Caribbean Area--Maps
  • -  United States

Notes

  • -  Wall map.
  • -  Shows Canada only along United States border.
  • -  Relief shown by hachures.
  • -  Gift; Buffy Cafritz, Madison Council; 2004.
  • -  Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington, D.C.
  • -  Differs from other 1849 ed. by omission of table of distances at lower left and "gold region" in California.
  • -  Originally printed on 2 sheets. Sheets joined vertically, mounted on cloth.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Includes ill. and inset of Atlantic Ocean area.
  • -  Shellacked. Attached to wooden rods along top and bottom of map.
  • -  Vendor: Primitive Pieces
  • -  Acquisitions control no. 2004-063

Medium

  • 1 map : hand col. ; 76 x 97 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3300 1849 .C6
  • G3300 1849 .C6 Copy 2 Sectioned into 32 pieces, mounted on cloth, folded in cover 22 x 14 cm.

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540 to 4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2007626897

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Colton, G. Woolworth, J. H Colton, John M Atwood, and William S Barnard. Map of the United States of America, the British Provinces, Mexico, the West Indies and Central America, with part of New Granada and Venezuela. New York: J.H. Colton, 1849. Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2007626897/.

APA citation style:

Colton, G. W., Colton, J. H., Atwood, J. M. & Barnard, W. S. (1849) Map of the United States of America, the British Provinces, Mexico, the West Indies and Central America, with part of New Granada and Venezuela. New York: J.H. Colton. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2007626897/.

MLA citation style:

Colton, G. Woolworth, et al. Map of the United States of America, the British Provinces, Mexico, the West Indies and Central America, with part of New Granada and Venezuela. New York: J.H. Colton, 1849. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2007626897/>.