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United States of America
Tanner, Henry Schenck (1786-1858 ) (Engraver)
Steel, James W. (1799-1879) (Engraver)
Knight, J. (Jonathan) (1787-1858 ) (Engraver)
Dawson, E. B. (Engraver)
Allen, W. (Engraver)

Maps of North America


United States (except New York)


Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1837
Place: Philadelphia :
Publisher: Henry Tanner,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 01-5219
Canals -- United States
Railroads -- United States
United States -- Maps
Content: "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1836 by H.S. Tanner, in the Clerk's Office of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania."
Content: "Title cartouche engraved by J.W. Steel."
Content: Includes 16 inset maps and statistical tables.
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Content: Relief shown by hachures.
Content: Shows county seats, canals, railroads, and roads.
Content: Prime meridian: Washington, D.C.
Statement of responsibility: by H.S. Tanner, 1837 ; engraved by H.S. Tanner, assisted by E.B. Dawson, W. Allen & J. Knight.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map on 4 sheets : hand col. ; 112 x 148 cm., sheets 59 x 78 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 47780631
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15108640
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e21406f0-c52a-012f-655b-3c075448cc4b
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Item timeline of events

  • 1786: Creator Born
  • 1837: Issued
  • 1858: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "United States of America" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1837. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f0b6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "United States of America" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 30, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f0b6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1837). United States of America Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f0b6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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United States of America