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Title
The world, on Mercator's projection
Names
Burr, David H. (1803-1875 ) (Author)
Collection

Maps of the World

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Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1850
Place: 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
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9825b400-003e-0130-fb70-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1803: Creator Born
  • 1850: Issued
  • 1875: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

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

Chicago/Turabian Format

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 December 4, 2016. 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