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 FarmerAdditional 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
NamesFarmer, John, 1798-1859 (Creator)Bayfield, Henry Wolsey, 1795-1885 (Surveyor)Farmer, John, 1798-1859 (Engraver)Farmer, John, 1798-1859 (Publisher)
Maps of North America
United States (except New York)
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1854Place: Detroit, Mich.Publisher: John Farmer
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 16-5386
TopicsGeology -- MichiganGeology -- WisconsinGeology -- Lake StatesGeologyMichiganWisconsinLake StatesIsle Royale (Mich.)Beaver Islands (Mich.)Sault Sainte Marie Canal (Mich.)Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.)Lake Superior RegionUpper Peninsula (Mich.)Minnesota
NotesStatement 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. 3Funding: 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 DescriptionExtent: 1 map : hand colored ; 50 x 101 cm ; divided into 4 sheets 59 x 52 cm or smallerNYPL 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 ResourceCartographic
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 35060607NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645213Folder number: US103.5.01Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c4e3a550-a073-0135-52e1-0c3223f0cd65
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