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Phelps's national map of the United States [cartographic material] : a travellers' guide : embracing the principal rail roads, canals, steam boat & stage routes, throughout the Union / drawn & engraved by J.M. Atwood.

Phelps's national map of the United States [cartographic material] : a travellers' guide : embracing the principal rail roads, canals, steam boat & stage routes, throughout the Union / drawn & engraved by J.M. Atwood.

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National map of the United States
Creator: Atwood, John M., approximately 1818-
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Date: 1848, ©1845.
Publisher: Ensigns & Thayer,
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Description:
This map of the United States shows the country as it was in 1848, before the massive territorial expansion that followed the War with Mexico.
Prime meridian: Washington.
Insets: Northern Maine -- Southern Florida -- Philadelphia -- Baltimore -- New York -- Boston -- Pittsburgh -- St. Louis -- Cincinnati -- Chicago.
Surrounding the map are artistic portraits of the first eleven presidents as well as other important early statesmen and explorers, state seals, a sketch of the signing of the Declaration of Independence and an artistic representation of the Great Seal of the United States.
Physical Description:
1 map : hand colored ; 45 x 56 cm
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Scale [ca. 1:4,500,000]
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BRBL_00399
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The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 15536466
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