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Title
Countries in the northern tropical regions of Africa
Names
Swanston, George H.
Thom, A. M. Fullarton (Andrew M. Fullarton) (Cartographer)
Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain)
Cartography Associates
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1872 (Questionable)
Table of Contents
1. Abessinia and the adjacent countries / constructed by Augustus Petermann ; engraved by G.H. Swanston -- 2. Map of part of Central Africa : according to Clapperton, Denham, Richardson, Barth, Vogel & Baikie from original documents in possession of the Royal Geographical Society of London / constructed & engraved by G.H. Swanston.
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc Map N-147
Topics
Africa, Central -- Maps
Genres
Maps
Notes
Relief shown by hachures and spot heights.
Abessinia map includes profile.
Illustrations in margin: Abessinian priest -- Abessinian lady -- Christian warriors of Shoa -- Mount Mamrat or the Mother of Grace -- March of a nomade horde -- Adaiel & Shoho warriors -- Lake Tsad, Central Africa / drawn & engraved by A. Thom -- Adaiel & Tibbus females.
Original in the David Rumsey Collection; scanned by Cartography Associates.
Physical Description
2 maps on 1 sheet hand col. 16 x 23 cm. and 17 x 25 cm., on sheet 48 x 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15831311
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 19c43b30-ee88-0131-dcb0-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1872: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "Countries in the northern tropical regions of Africa" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1872. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9f71d760-fb18-0131-9d25-58d385a7b928

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "Countries in the northern tropical regions of Africa" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 9, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9f71d760-fb18-0131-9d25-58d385a7b928

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. (1872). Countries in the northern tropical regions of Africa Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9f71d760-fb18-0131-9d25-58d385a7b928

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Countries in the northern tropical regions of Africa