A New Map of Maine by H.L. Tanner

Collection: Story Sheet Map Collection

Title: A New Map of Maine by H.L. Tanner

Barcode: 2284

Creator: Tanner, Henry Schenck

Publisher: Tanner, Henry Schenck

Publishing Location: Philadelphia

Region Depicted: Maine

Date Produced: 1840

Date Published: 1846

Language: English

Historical Context: The most persistent atlas map of antebellum Maine was A New Map of Maine, which appeared in twenty-eight variants between 1833 and 1860: a remarkable number. Henry Schenck Tanner, a prominent Philadelphia map publisher, created it for his [New] Universal Atlas, published in sections from 1833, then as a single work from 1836.

Subjects: Tanner, Henry Schenck, 1786-1858 · Maine · Maine--Maps · Counties

Map Type: Political, Geographical

Dimensions: 39 x 32 cm.

Printing Process: Lithography

Printing Technique: planar surface

Material Type: Paper

Notes: Note: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1840 by H.S. Tanner in the clerks Office of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania."

Brief Description: Map of Maine showing county boundaries. Map includes population statistics for counties and select towns.

Physical Description: 1 map: colored, illustrated

Theme: Maine Counties and Towns/Cities

Collection/Donor: Story

Permanent URL: https://oshermaps.org/map/2284.0001