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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Blanchard, Rufus
Date:
1876
Short Title:
Historical Map Of The United States.
Publisher:
Rufus Blanchard
Chicago
Type:
Timeline
Obj Height cm:
137
Obj Width cm:
145
Scale 1:
2,217,600
Note:
Shows historical events on a large map of the Eastern United States from Columbus to about 1840. Six inset facsimiles of early maps. A tablet of history is mounted on the verso. The map was published for the Centennial celebrations and reflects Blanchard's growing interest in American history during the mid 1870's. With land hand painted in full color, and water printed in blue color. Map is dissected into 4 long horizontal sections and mounted on linen. Folds into brown leather end boards 37x27 with "Historical Map Of The United States. Blanchard" stamped in gilt.
Reference:
Chicago Mapmakers p.28.
Country:
United States
Subject:
Historical
Full Title:
Historical Map Of The United States Showing Early Spanish, French & English Discoveries And Explorations Also Forts, Towns & Battle Fields Of Historic Interest. Edited by Rufus Blanchard, Chicago. 1876. Entered ... 1876, by Rufus Blanchard ... Washington, D.C. Map Drawing, Engraving, Printing, Coloring & Mounting executed in the best style Rufus Blanchard. (with 6 inset maps).
List No:
3967.001
Series No:
1
Publication Author:
Blanchard, Rufus
Pub Date:
1876
Pub Title:
Historical Map Of The United States Showing Early Spanish, French & English Discoveries And Explorations Also Forts, Towns & Battle Fields Of Historic Interest. Edited by Rufus Blanchard, Chicago. 1876. Entered ... 1876, by Rufus Blanchard ... Washington, D.C. Map Drawing, Engraving, Printing, Coloring & Mounting executed in the best style Rufus Blanchard. (with 6 inset maps).
Pub Reference:
Chicago Mapmakers p.28.
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
3967.000
Pub Type:
Case Map
Pub Height cm:
137
Pub Width cm:
145
Image No:
3967001
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