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Map Map of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads &c. Delaware, Maryland, Virginia

About this Item

Title

  • Map of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads &c.

Other Title

  • Delaware, Maryland, Virginia

Names

  • Burr, David H., 1803-1875, cartographer.
  • Burr, David H., 1803-1875.
  • Arrowsmith, John, 1790-1873, engraver, publisher.

Created / Published

  • [London] : [J. Arrowsmith], [1839]

Headings

  • -  Roads--Middle Atlantic States--Maps
  • -  Railroads--Middle Atlantic States--Maps
  • -  Postal service--United States--Maps
  • -  Middle Atlantic States--Maps
  • -  United States--Middle Atlantic States

Genre

  • Road maps

Notes

  • -  Relief shown by hachures.
  • -  Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich.
  • -  LC copy sectioned in 8 and mounted on cloth. Printed label on verso: no. 5, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia.
  • -  LC Railroad maps, 70
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Medium

  • 1 map : hand colored ; 91 x 124 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3790 1839 .B8
  • G3790 1839 .B8 Copy 2. Uncolored. In four pieces, with losses along all edges, mounted on two pieces of paper and backed with cloth. Extensively annotated with numbers, probably by the post office.

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 98688346

Online Format

  • image

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

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Chicago citation style:

Burr, David H., Cartographer, David H Burr, and John Arrowsmith. Map of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads &c. [London: J. Arrowsmith, 1839] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/98688346/.

APA citation style:

Burr, D. H., Burr, D. H. & Arrowsmith, J. (1839) Map of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads &c. [London: J. Arrowsmith] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98688346/.

MLA citation style:

Burr, David H., Cartographer, David H Burr, and John Arrowsmith. Map of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads &c. [London: J. Arrowsmith, 1839] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/98688346/>.