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Title
Map of the district of Maine, Massachusetts
Names
Carleton, Osgood, 1742-1816 (Compiler)
Hill, Samuel, approximately 1766-1804 (Engraver)
Callender, Joseph, 1751-1821 (Engraver)
Graham, George, active 1788-1813 (Draftsman)
B. & J. Loring (Publisher)
Carleton, Osgood, 1742-1816 (Creator)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Maine

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1802
Place: Boston
Publisher: B. & J. Loring
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5002
Topics
Maine
Genres
Maps
Prints
cartouches
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Compiled from actual surveys made by order of the General Court, and under the inspection of agents of their appointment by Osgood Carleton ; drawn by G. Graham ; engrad. by J. Callender & S. Hill, Boston.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale approximately 1:443,000 (W 71°10ʹ--W 66°56ʹ/N 47°27ʹ--N 42°58ʹ).
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 6, page 110, column 1, no. 3
Physical Description
Intaglio prints
Extent: 1 map on 4 sheets ; 131 x 90 cm, on sheets 70 x 49 cm
Description
Subject: Map of the district of Maine showing the state divided into counties, and named and numbered towns. Cartouche at lower right shows two adolescent boys standing on logs in choppy waters as they load the wood onto a ship. A town with houses and a church building are seen in the distance. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: London and Washington, D.C. "N.B. As the surveys of some towns were not so full as others, the roads & streams of those towns have been unavoidably discontinued."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 950944389
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644829
Other local Identifier: US081.2.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 40ce5630-a449-0134-a883-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1742: Creator Born
  • 1802: Issued
  • 1816: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the district of Maine, Massachusetts" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1802. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/583cf730-a449-0134-dfca-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the district of Maine, Massachusetts" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 20, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/583cf730-a449-0134-dfca-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1802). Map of the district of Maine, Massachusetts Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/583cf730-a449-0134-dfca-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the district of Maine, Massachusetts