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Commissioned by:
United States Naval Observatory, American, founded 1930  Search this
Created by:
Robert Pearsall Smith, American, 1827 - 1898  Search this
Published by:
S. Taintor & Co., American  Search this
Medium:
wood with ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 70 x 74 1/4 in. (177.8 x 188.6 cm)
Type:
historical maps
Place depicted:
United States, North and Central America
Place printed:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1862
Description:
A large wall map of the United States in 1862 printed in black ink and hand colored with the major borders in red. There are many inset views, portraits of the Presidents in the borders, and thematic inset maps and charts including: Table of air-line distance, major crops, zoological distribution, weather patterns, geological, time differences, and church accommodations distinguished in varying pastel colors by state.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Slavery  Search this
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Rachel Larner Jones
Object number:
2013.54
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a9aa0568-57f8-4f16-964d-20571aefa7d8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.54