Map of the states of Michigan and Wisconsin : embracing a great part of Iowa and Illinois, and the whole mineral region with a chart of the lakes

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Title
Map of the states of Michigan and Wisconsin : embracing a great part of Iowa and Illinois, and the whole mineral region with a chart of the lakes
Additional title: A geological map of the mineral region : from the official plate of the United States surveys and chart of Lake Superior reduced from the survey and chart of Lieut. Bayfield of the R.N. / by John Farmer
Additional title: Farmer's 4th sheet, or map of Wisconsin, Iowa and northern part of Illinois : from actual survey exhibiting the sections / by John Farmer of Detroit
Names
Farmer, John, 1798-1859 (Creator)
Bayfield, Henry Wolsey, 1795-1885 (Surveyor)
Farmer, John, 1798-1859 (Engraver)
Farmer, John, 1798-1859 (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1854
Place: Detroit, Mich.
Publisher: John Farmer
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5386
Topics
Geology -- Michigan
Geology -- Wisconsin
Geology -- Lake States
Geology
Michigan
Wisconsin
Lake States
Isle Royale (Mich.)
Beaver Islands (Mich.)
Sault Sainte Marie Canal (Mich.)
Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.)
Lake Superior Region
Upper Peninsula (Mich.)
Minnesota
Genres
Maps
Geological maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: By John Farmer of Detroit ; engraved by J. Farmer.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to act of Congress in the Clerks Office of the U.S. Court for the District of Michigan at Detroit the 8th of July 1847 by John Farmer."
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to act of Congress in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the District of Michigan at Detroit on the 25th day of November 1848 by John Farmer of Detroit."
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to act of Congress in the Clerks Office of the District Court for the District of Michigan at Detroit on the 6th day of March A.D. 1849 by John Farmer."
Citation/reference: Karpinski, Louis Charles. Bibliography of the printed maps of Michigan, 176L4 ; Barnett, L. Michigan maps, 5-2613 ; New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 6, page 460, column 2, no. 3
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale approximately 1:780,000 (W 92°10ʹ--W 82°30ʹ/N 49°00ʹ--N 45°30ʹ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 50 x 101 cm ; divided into 4 sheets 59 x 52 cm or smaller
NYPL Map Div. copy imperfect: several pieces of map lacking.
Divided into 4 sheets 59 x 52 cm or smaller.
Description
"Exhibiting the sections, the geological formations, and the general topography : compiled from the state topographical department, from the latest United States surveys, and from other authentic sources." Relief shown by hachures and spot heights; depths shown by soundings. Insets: Map of the surveyed part of Min[n]esota -- Map of Beaver Islands from actual survey. Scale 1: 380,160. 6 miles to an inch -- Plat of Isle Royale -- Plat of the Copper District on L. Superior. [Scale approximately 1: 2,100,000].
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 35060607
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645213
Folder number: US103.5.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c4e3a550-a073-0135-52e1-0c3223f0cd65
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1798: Creator Born
  • 1854: Issued
  • 1859: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the states of Michigan and Wisconsin " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1854. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e6b84900-a073-0135-9170-5b29e79c42e4

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the states of Michigan and Wisconsin " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e6b84900-a073-0135-9170-5b29e79c42e4

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1854). Map of the states of Michigan and Wisconsin Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e6b84900-a073-0135-9170-5b29e79c42e4

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Map of the states of Michigan and Wisconsin