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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Mitchell, Samuel Augustus; Young, James H.
Date:
1845
Short Title:
Mitchell's Reference & Distance Map Of The United States.
Publisher:
S.A. Mitchell
Philadelphia
Type:
Wall Map
Obj Height cm:
137
Obj Width cm:
173
Scale 1:
1,584,000
Note:
This is the early 1845 issue with Iowa Territory extending north of the later state borders, Michigan counties undeveloped in the northern peninsula, the copyright date still 1833, and the smaller ornamental borders of the 1841 issue. Later in the year Mitchell changed the map substantially (see our #4223). The John Arrowsmith delineation is used in the Great Basin. Insets include the United States, south part of Florida, Boston, New York, Philadelphia, north part of Maine, Rochester, Niagara Falls, Albany, Baltimore and Washington, and Charleston. With black top and bottom rollers, and dark green cloth edging. Full color by county.
Reference:
cf Karrow 1-1497.
Country:
United States
Full Title:
Mitchell's Reference & Distance Map Of The United States. By J.H. Young. Published By S. Augustus Mitchell. Philadelphia: For Sale By S. Augustus Mitchell, No. 8-1/2 South Seventh Street. 1845. Engraved by J.H. Young, F. Dankworth, E. Yeager & E. F. Woodward. Entered ... 1845 by S. Augustus Mitchell ... Pennsylvania. (illustration) Designed by W. Mason. (inset) A General Map Of The United States with the contiguous British & Mexican Possessions. (with 10 additional inset maps).
List No:
5151.000
Engraver or Printer:
Dankworth, Frederick, b. ca. 1804; Mason, W.; Mitchell & Hinman; Woodward, E. F.; Yeager, E.
Publication Author:
Mitchell, Samuel Augustus; Young, James H.
Pub Date:
1845
Pub Title:
Mitchell's Reference & Distance Map Of The United States. By J.H. Young. Published By S. Augustus Mitchell. Philadelphia: For Sale By S. Augustus Mitchell, No. 8-1/2 South Seventh Street. 1845. Engraved by J.H. Young, F. Dankworth, E. Yeager & E. F. Woodward. Entered ... 1845 by S. Augustus Mitchell ... Pennsylvania. (illustration) Designed by W. Mason. (inset) A General Map Of The United States with the contiguous British & Mexican Possessions. (with 10 additional inset maps).
Pub Reference:
cf Karrow 1-1497.
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
5151.000
Pub Type:
Wall Map
Pub Height cm:
137
Pub Width cm:
173
Image No:
5151000
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