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Map [Africa].

About this Item


  • [Africa].


  • Wells Missionary Map Co.

Created / Published

  • [1908?]


  • -  Africa--Maps, Manuscript
  • -  Manuscript maps
  • -  Africa


  • -  Shows European colonies and independent countries in Africa ca. 1908.
  • -  Differs from other manuscript. G8200 1908 .W4, in coloration.
  • -  In lower left corner: The Wells Missionary Map Co., 3612 Prairie Avenue, Chicago, copyright applied for.
  • -  Cloth map.
  • -  Pen-and-ink, pencil, crayon, and watercolor; place names, names in legend, and coordinates mechanically drawn in black ink.
  • -  "I."
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Vault


  • 1 map : ms., col., cloth ; 86 x 81 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G8200 1908 .W41


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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 87692282

Online Format

  • image

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

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Chicago citation style:

Wells Missionary Map Co. Africa. [?, 1908] Map.

APA citation style:

Wells Missionary Map Co. (1908) Africa. [?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Wells Missionary Map Co. Africa. [?, 1908] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.