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Map Post- und Eisenbahn-Karte von Deutschland, den Niederlanden, Belgien und der Schweiz

About this Item

Title

  • Post- und Eisenbahn-Karte von Deutschland, den Niederlanden, Belgien und der Schweiz

Names

  • Justus Perthes (Firm : Gotha, Germany), cartographer, publisher.
  • Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874, collector.

Created / Published

  • Gotha [Germany] : Justus Perthes, 1855.

Headings

  • -  Post roads--Europe, Central--Maps
  • -  Post roads--Germany--Maps
  • -  Post roads--Benelux countries--Maps
  • -  Post roads--Switzerland--Maps
  • -  Railroads--Europe, Central--Maps
  • -  Railroads--Germany--Maps
  • -  Railroads--Benelux countries--Maps
  • -  Railroads--Switzerland--Maps
  • -  German states--History--19th century--Maps
  • -  Germany--Administrative and political divisions--19th century--Maps
  • -  Europe, Central
  • -  Germany
  • -  Benelux countries
  • -  Switzerland

Genre

  • Road maps

Notes

  • -  Post-road/railroad map of Central Europe and adjacent regions.
  • -  Covers Germany, Benelux, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, and Hungary.
  • -  The component German states/principalities and adjacent countries are shown in distinctive coloration.
  • -  When affixed to the cloth backing the map sheet was sectioned to 18 panels.
  • -  Handwritten (cursive script) inked identification statement on right-hand cover panel: German post & r. roads--1855--Millard Fillmore 1856.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  LC sheet imperfect: Use-worn, foxed on cloth backing (verso), and edged in pink cloth hem.
  • -  Includes notes and 5 bar scales.
  • -  Vault

Medium

  • 1 map : color, mounted on cloth backing ; 59 x 72 cm, folded in cover (separate panels) 21 x 12 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G6031.P2 1855 .J8

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2018588038

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Justus Perthes , Cartographer, Publisher, and Millard Fillmore. Post- und Eisenbahn-Karte von Deutschland, den Niederlanden, Belgien und der Schweiz. [Gotha Germany: Justus Perthes, 1855] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2018588038/.

APA citation style:

Justus Perthes, C. & Fillmore, M. (1855) Post- und Eisenbahn-Karte von Deutschland, den Niederlanden, Belgien und der Schweiz. [Gotha Germany: Justus Perthes] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2018588038/.

MLA citation style:

Justus Perthes , Cartographer, Publisher, and Millard Fillmore. Post- und Eisenbahn-Karte von Deutschland, den Niederlanden, Belgien und der Schweiz. [Gotha Germany: Justus Perthes, 1855] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018588038/>.