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Map [Isthmus of Panama, no. 41-16] [Map of Proposed Railroad Line, Panama]

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Title

  • [Isthmus of Panama, no. 41-16]

Other Title

  • [Map of Proposed Railroad Line, Panama]

Names

  • Douglass, David Bates, 1790-1849, cartographer, collector

Created / Published

  • [Panama] : [David Bates Douglass], [approximately 1838]

Headings

  • -  Panama, Isthmus of (Panama)--Maps
  • -  Railroads--Panama--Panama, Isthmus of--Maps
  • -  Canals--Panama--Panama, Isthmus of--Maps
  • -  Panama, Isthmus of (Panama)

Genre

  • Manuscript maps

Notes

  • -  Covers the Isthmus of Panama from Panama City and Chorera on the Pacific Coast to Chagres and Portobelo Harbor on the Caribbean Coast.
  • -  Also shows rivers, streams, settlements, an existing rail line, a proposed rail line to Panama City, a proposed canal, roads, a trail, coastline, coastal features, and anchorages.
  • -  Title written in ink from verso.
  • -  Pencil, pen-and-ink and wash.
  • -  LC Luso-Hispanic World, 645
  • -  On verso at top in script and black ink: To: J.B. Feraud, esq.
  • -  On verso in ink in bottom right corner: No.17 Coll. of Major DB Douglass, abt. 1838.
  • -  Imperfect: Brittle, crack-lined, darkened, water-stained, holes throughout with minor losses, gold stitched along edges, and mounted on cloth.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Medium

  • 1 manuscript map ; 53 x 42 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G4872.P2 1838 .D6

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021586102

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Douglass, David Bates, Cartographer, Collector. Isthmus of Panama, no. 41-16. [Panama: David Bates Douglass, approximately, 1838] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021586102/.

APA citation style:

Douglass, D. B. (1838) Isthmus of Panama, no. 41-16. [Panama: David Bates Douglass, approximately] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021586102/.

MLA citation style:

Douglass, David Bates, Cartographer, Collector. Isthmus of Panama, no. 41-16. [Panama: David Bates Douglass, approximately, 1838] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021586102/>.