United States of North America

Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection

Title: United States of North America

Barcode: 11656

Creator: Melish, John, 1771-1822

Publisher: Carey & Lea,

Publishing Location: Philadelphia

Region Depicted: United States

Date Produced: 1821

Date Published: 1821

Language: English

Historical Context: This is a later copy of the first geological map of the United States with William Maclure's color references.

Subjects: Carey & Lea · United States

Map Type: Geographical, Political

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Notes: A small color key is attached to this map showing the types of rock seen in the region, the same key is hand-written on the front of the map.

Brief Description: Map of central and eastern United States with a hand-drawn color key showing the types of rock seen in the region.

Physical Description: 1 map: hand-applied full colored; hand-laid paper

Theme: From Colonies to Local Control: Mapping North America, 1494 to 1867

Collection/Donor: Osher

Permanent URL: https://oshermaps.org/map/11656.0001