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Phelps's national map of the United States: a travellers' guide : embracing the principal rail roads, canals, steam boat & stage routes, throughout the union

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Title
Phelps's national map of the United States: a travellers' guide : embracing the principal rail roads, canals, steam boat & stage routes, throughout the union
Names
Atwood, John M., approximately 1818- (Draftsman)
Phelps, Humphrey, active 19th century (Author)
Ensigns & Thayer (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1851
Place: New York
Publisher: Ensign & Thayer, 50 Ann Street
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5094
Topics
Transportation -- United States
United States
Genres
Maps
Tourist maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: drawn & engraved by J.M. Atwood, N.Y.
Content: Relief shown by hachures.
Content: Prime meridian: Washington. Longitude coordinates expressed here as measured from Greenwich.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1849 by Ensign & Thayer in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York."
Content: Insets: N. part of Maine -- Southern part of Florida -- Map of Oregon, California & Texas.
Content: To accompany: Phelps' travelers' guide through the United States. New and improved ed. New York : Ensign, Thayer, & Co., 1851.
Content: Includes illustrations of historical figures and state seals in surrounding margin.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale [ca. 1:4,700,000]. (W 98°--W 67°/N 46°--N 29°).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 44 x 57 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 10096072
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20643901
Other local Identifier: US010.1.05
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 446eb5f0-54c5-0133-5d2c-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1851: Issued
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Phelps's national map of the United States" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1851. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/3034cad0-54c6-0133-9d9a-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Phelps's national map of the United States" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 22, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/3034cad0-54c6-0133-9d9a-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1851). Phelps's national map of the United States Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/3034cad0-54c6-0133-9d9a-00505686a51c

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Phelps's national map of the United States