Colton's Illustrated and Embellished Steel Plate Map of the World on Mercators Projection

Collection: Osher Map Library Sheet Map Collection

Title: Colton's Illustrated and Embellished Steel Plate Map of the World on Mercators Projection

Barcode: 13124

Creator: Johnson, D. Griffing

Publisher: J.H. Colton & Co.,

Publishing Location: New York

Region Depicted: World · Rome · Paris · New Orleans · London, England · Paris, France · Constantinople · Istanbul

Date Produced: 1855

Date Published: 1855

Language: English

Subjects: World maps · J.H. Colton & Co. · Arctic regions · Seas · Oceans

Map Type: Wall Maps

Dimensions: 105 x 125

Notes: Includes illustrations of cities and people along filigreed border: St. Paul's, London, Southwark Iron and Blacfriars Bridges, The Monument in London; St. Patricks and Presbyterian Churches, St. Charles Hotel in New Orleans; The Landing of Columbus; Winter Palace, The Admiralty, War Office, Statue of Peter the Great, St. Isaac's Church in St. Petersburg; Notre Dame, St. Sulpice, Hotel des Invalides, Palais dei Enilleres, Hotel de Ville in Paris; Swiss woman, Circassian and Greek soldiers; Mandarin and Lady, Chinese Court; Canton; Rome; New Jersey, Hudson River, Castle Garden, Battery, Trinity of St. Pauls, City Hall, Merchant Exchange, Revenue Office, U.S. House, Corlears Hook, East River, Brooklyn in New York; Bay of Naples; Constantinople; Turkish Harem; South American Indians; List of distances to and from various cities around the world at the top of map. An explanation of projection at the top of map. Map is torn; coming apart from rails

Physical Description: 1 map: colored, illustrated

Theme: Geographical Education

Permanent URL: https://oshermaps.org/map/13124.0001