Map

  • Title:

    THE/ BRITISH POSSESSIONS/ IN/ NORTH AMERICA/ from the best Authorities/ by SAMUEL LEWIS 1794

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    Samuel Lewis (Engraver)

    Mathew Carey (Publisher)

  • Place of Origin:

    Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1794 (1795-1818)

  • Materials:

    Ink; Paper (laid)

  • Techniques:

    Etched, Engraved

  • Museum Object Number:

    1954.0026.011


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1954.0026.011

Object Name

Map

Title

THE/ BRITISH POSSESSIONS/ IN/ NORTH AMERICA/ from the best Authorities/ by SAMUEL LEWIS 1794

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Dean A. Fales, Jr.

Creator (Role)

Samuel Lewis (Engraver)
1753/4-1822

Mathew Carey (Publisher)
01/28/1760-09/16/1839

Place of Origin

Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1794 (1795-1818)

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription ; Top center above border; Engraved for Carey's American Edition of Guthrie's Geography improved
2. Inscription; Bottom center; .../ by SAMUEL LEWIS 1794

Materials

Ink; Paper (laid)

Techniques

Etched, Engraved

Dimensions (inches)

16.75 (H) , 20.375 (W) , 15.0625 (Image H) , 16.9375 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

42.545 (H) , 51.752 (W) , 15.0625 (Image H) , 16.9375 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H at center. W approx. 2" from bottom. Image H and W at center. Plate H (at right): 15.5 in. (39.37 cm). Plate W (at bottom): 17.0625 in. (39.37 cm). Chain intervals and laid lines per cm not measured.

Publisher Summary

Carey, Mathew

Place of Publication

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Watermark

none

Edition Notes

From Carey's American Edition of Guthrie's Geography Improved (Philadelphia: Mathew Carey, 1795, first ed.). Subsequent editions were published in 1796, 1800, and at frequent intervals until 1818. Needs to be researched if this map appeared in all editions or if can be identified as coming from one in particular.

Object Description

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