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Names
Melish, John (1771-1822 ) (Artist)
Tanner, Henry Schenck (1786-1858 ) (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America.

Countries

United States (except New York)

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1815
Place Term: [Philadelphia]
Publisher: John Melish
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 00-366 [Filed with U.S., 182-]
Topics
United States
United States
Notes
Content : From the author's Travels in the United States, in the years 1806 & 1807, and 1809, 1810, & 1811., v. 1, 1815.

Content : National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.

Content : NYPL copy in Map Div. 00-366 has pencilled in lower left margin: Rodman-Harvey family papers.

Content : Prime meridians: Washington and London.

Content : Relief shown by hachures.

Citation/reference : Phillips. Maps of America, p. 87

Statement of Responsibility: J. Melish, del. ; H.S. Tanner, sc.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 34 x 44 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 36480642
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15077563
UUID: c7f0f410-c52a-012f-44af-3c075448cc4b

Item timeline of events

  • 1771: Creator Born
  • 1815: Issued
  • 1822: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the United States of America" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1815. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-c456-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the United States of America" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 8, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-c456-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1815). Map of the United States of America Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-c456-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the United States of America