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The Earth's Western planisphere.

Image ID: 434547

The Earth's Western planisphere. (December 1st, 1757)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The Earth's Western planisphere.

Additional Name(s)

: Owen, W. (William), d. 1793  -- Publisher
Dunn, Samuel, d. 1794  -- Publisher

Published Date

: December 1st, 1757

Item Physical Description

: 1 map with overlay : hand col. ; 53 cm. diam., on sheet 56 x 56 cm.


: "According to Act of Parliament." Note 2.) Circular map with the original engraved tissue overlay showing coordinate grid. Note 3.) Includes notes. Note 4.) Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 792. Note 5.) Map shows climatic zones and compass variations. Note 6.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Note 7.) Relief shown pictorially.


: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases / Charts and maps


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

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 97-6439 [LHS 792]

Digital ID

: 434547

Record ID

: 253167

Digital Item Published

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

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