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The world, on Mercator's projection

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Names
Burr, David H. (1803-1875 ) (Author)
Collection

Maps of the World

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1850
Place Term: Boston
Publisher: Published by J. Haven, 86 State St.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 02-237
Topics
World maps
Ocean travel
Maps --
Notes
Content : "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1850, by John Haven in the clerks office of the District Court of the state of Massachusetts."

Content : "Showing the different routes to California, and distance by each, routes of different navigators, route of the contemplated Pacific R. Road, distances to China, Europe, & c."

Content : Includes historical notes, ship ill., tables of distances,"Nicaragua route" distances, and text on "Pacific Railroad."

Content : Insets: Map of the Nicaragua route -- Map of the proposed rail road from St. Louis to the bay of St. Francisco.

Content : Prime meridian: Washington and Greenwich.

Content : Relief shown by abbreviated form lines.

Statement of Responsibility: By David H. Burr.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 42 x 53 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15829335
UUID: 9825b400-003e-0130-fb70-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1803: Creator Born
  • 1850: Issued
  • 1875: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "The world, on Mercator's projection" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1850. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/98a3b0fe-82b8-7fbe-e040-e00a180659c3

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "The world, on Mercator's projection" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 22, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/98a3b0fe-82b8-7fbe-e040-e00a180659c3

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1850). The world, on Mercator's projection Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/98a3b0fe-82b8-7fbe-e040-e00a180659c3

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The world, on Mercator's projection