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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Colton, J. H.
Date:
1863
Short Title:
North Carolina With Part Of Virginia & South Carolina.
Publisher:
J.H. Colton
New York
Type:
Case Map
Obj Height cm:
103
Obj Width cm:
72
Scale 1:
506,880
Note:
1st issued 1861. Last issue 1864. With an inset "Plan of the Sea Coast From Virginia to Florida." This map is a companion map to Colton's Topographical Map of the Seat of War in Virginia, Maryland, &c. (see our copy), but on a larger scale (8 miles to an inch vs. 12 miles). It is both highly detailed (railroads, physical features, towns, counties, etc.) and highly decorative (many ships illustrated off the coasts). Map has outline color by state and water painted in blue; inset has full color by state.
Reference:
Stephenson 304.85.
State/Province:
North Carolina; South Carolina; Virginia
Region:
Eastern Carolinas
Event:
U.S. Civil War
Subject:
Military
Full Title:
Colton's New Topographical Map Of The Eastern Portion Of The State Of North Carolina With Part Of Virginia & South Carolina From The Latest & Best Authorities. Published by J.H. Colton, No. 172 William St. N.Y. 1863. Entered ... 1860 by J.H. Colton ... New York. Printed by Lang & Cooper, 117 Fulton St. N.Y. (inset) Plan Of The Sea Coast From Virginia To Florida.
List No:
3044.000
Series No:
1
Engraver or Printer:
Lang & Cooper
Publication Author:
Colton, J. H.
Pub Date:
1863
Pub Title:
Colton's New Topographical Map Of The Eastern Portion Of The State Of North Carolina With Part Of Virginia & South Carolina From The Latest & Best Authorities. Published by J.H. Colton, No. 172 William St. N.Y. 1863. Entered ... 1860 by J.H. Colton ... New York. Printed by Lang & Cooper, 117 Fulton St. N.Y. (inset) Plan Of The Sea Coast From Virginia To Florida.
Pub Reference:
Stephenson 304.85.
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
3044.000
Pub Type:
Case Map
Pub Maps:
1
Pub Height cm:
103
Pub Width cm:
72
Image No:
3044000
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 1998
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