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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Chapin, William; Taylor, J.B.
Date:
1846
Short Title:
Chapin's Ornamental Map Of The United States.
Publisher:
Chapin & Taylor.
New York
Type:
Wall Map
Obj Height cm:
125
Obj Width cm:
143
Scale 1:
2,217,600
Note:
First edition listed in Karrow is 1839; all copyrights are 1838. Truly an "ornamental" map with an architecture of columns and vignettes including illustrations of the presidents at the borders that is unique. With inset maps of the Western Territory of the United States, Texas, the Canadas, the North Part of Maine, South Part of Florida, British Possessions in North America, the World, Colombia, and the West Indies. Editions from 1839 to 1853. With black top and bottom rollers. Full color by county.
Reference:
cf Karrow 1-1540; P-Maps p892 (1839 edition).
Country:
United States
Full Title:
Chapin's Ornamental Map Of The United States With Plans Of The World, British Possessions, West Indies & Columbia. New York, Published by W. Chapin & J.B. Taylor. 1846. Entered ... 1838 by W. Chapin & J.B. Taylor ... New York. Sold by T. & E.H. Ensign, No. 36 Ann St. N. York. Geographical Part Engraved By J.B. Taylor & H.F. Wheeler. Printed by Wm. Neale, N.Y. (above title) Steel Plates. (title engraving) Chapin del. Prudhomme sc. (portraits) Drawn & Engraved by Story & Atwood, N. York ... Painted by G. Stuart ... A. Dick sc. ... W.D. Smith sc. ... J.F.E. Prudhomme sc. Osborne sc. (with 9 inset maps).
List No:
2128.000
Engraver or Printer:
Osborne, M.; Ensign, T. & E.H.; Wheeler, H.F.; Neale, Wm.; Prudhomme, J.F.E.; Story & Atwood; Stuart, G.; Dick, A.; Smith, W.D.
Publication Author:
Chapin, William; Taylor, J.B.
Pub Date:
1846
Pub Title:
Chapin's Ornamental Map Of The United States With Plans Of The World, British Possessions, West Indies & Columbia. New York, Published by W. Chapin & J.B. Taylor. 1846. Entered ... 1838 by W. Chapin & J.B. Taylor ... New York. Sold by T. & E.H. Ensign, No. 36 Ann St. N. York. Geographical Part Engraved By J.B. Taylor & H.F. Wheeler. Printed by Wm. Neale, N.Y. (above title) Steel Plates. (title engraving) Chapin del. Prudhomme sc. (portraits) Drawn & Engraved by Story & Atwood, N. York ... Painted by G. Stuart ... A. Dick sc. ... W.D. Smith sc. ... J.F.E. Prudhomme sc. Osborne sc. (with 9 inset maps).
Pub Reference:
cf Karrow 1-1540; P-Maps p892 (1839 edition).
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
2128.000
Pub Type:
Wall Map
Pub Height cm:
125
Pub Width cm:
143
Image No:
2128000
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