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Ornamental map of the United States & Mexico / Barritt sc.

Image ID: 434021

Ornamental map of the United States & Mexico / Barritt sc. ([1847])

Image Details

Image Title

:  Ornamental map of the United States & Mexico / Barritt sc.


: Phelps, Humphrey, 19th cent. -- Cartographer

Additional Name(s)

: Barritt, William, b. ca. 1822 -- Engraver

Published Date

: [1847]

Item Physical Description

: 1 map : hand col. ; 34 x 46 cm. on sheet 77 x 57 cm.


: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1846, by Humphrey Phelps, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, for the Southern District of New York." Note 2.) Includes portraits of Cortez, Montezuma, and Washington above map and Gen. Santa Anna, Gen. Taylor below map. Note 3.) Includes text and statistics on the U.S., Mexico, Oregon, and California and the seals of the U.S. and Mexico. Note 4.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Note 5.) Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. Note 6.) Relief shown by hachures.

Standard Reference

: Wheat, C.I. Mapping the Transmississippi West v. III, no. 551


: Maps of North America. / Parts


: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / The Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 01-5130 [Filed with United States, 1846, as originally cataloged in NYPL Dictionary Catalog of the Map Division]

Digital ID

: 434021

Record ID

: 252874

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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