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MAP #: 233P5

CARTOGRAPHER : POPPLE, HENRY

DATE: 1733

SHORT TITLE : [SHEET 6 OF A MAP OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE IN AMERICA]

REMAINING TITLE & ID : [WITH THE FRENCH AND SPANISH SETTLEMENTS ADJACENT THERETO BY HEN. POPPLE.] (TITLE IS NOT SHOWN ON THIS SHEET). "6" (RIGHT TOP MARGIN). LONGITUDE AND LATITUDE (NOT SHOWN ON THIS SHEET).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1733
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : LONDON
PUBLISHER : HENRY POPPLE
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 49.0 X 68.0 CM.
SIZE - OTHER DATA : 52.6 X 73.9 CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 2,500,000 (APPROXIMATE)
SCALE - OTHER DATA :
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : G1399-261
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : HS022-EG2Q*
REGION CATEGORY : GENERAL MAP OF SIGNIFICANCE TO A MD/CHESAPEAKE COLLECTION (3)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) : HENRY POPPLE MAP (19)
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1 OF 20
MAP ORIENTATION : N IS AT THE TOP OF THE MAP
RELIEF SHOWN ? : YES
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : NONE
CARTOUCHE : NONE (1)
BORDER : SIMPLE LINE FRAME (2)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : NONE (LONDON IS THE MERIDIAN OF THE KEY MAP).
SEE ALSO MAP #s : 233P4, 233P6.
BEST INFO SOURCE : CUMMING AND LOWERY ARE THE BEST.
DESCRIPTION : THIS IS SHEET 6 OF 20 OF THE FAMOUS HENRY POPPLE ATLAS ENTITLED A MAP OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE IN AMERICA, LONDON, 1733. IN A TABLE OF CONTENTS ATTACHED TO THE REAR OF THE ATLAS, THIS SHEET IS ENTITLED "MARILAND, PENSILVANIA, NEW-JERSEY, NEW-YORK, AND THE WESTERN PART OF CONNECTICUT", ALTHOUGH IT EXTENDS AS FAR WEST AS LAKE ILLINOIS (PRESENT LAKE MICHIGAN) AND AS FAR NORTH AS MONTREAL. THE REPRESENTATION OF THE GREAT LAKES IS RELATIVELY GOOD. THE EASTWARD BULGE OF THE EAST COAST OF THE DELMARVA PENINSULA IS A MISCONCEPTION FOLLOWED BY BOWEN IN 1747 AND A NUMBER OF OTHER CARTOGRAPHERS.

SEE MAP # 23394 FOR A DESCRIPTION OF THE KEY MAP.

EDITION & STATE INFO : WRITER KNOWS OF ONLY A SINGLE EDITION AND STATE OF THIS SHEET OF THE MAP.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS A BEAUTIFUL COLORED COPY OF THE ATLAS, CONSISTING OF A KEY MAP (SEE MAP # 233P4) AND 20 DETAILED SHEETS, OF WHICH THIS IS SHEET 6. SHEET 10 (SEE MAP # 233P6) INCLUDES THE LOWER CHESAPEAKE BAY. THE ATLAS IS IN THE ORIGINAL BOARDS. IT HAS AN ACQ. # OF HS022-EG2Q* AND A MDHR # OF G1399-261.

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : CUMMING, WILLIAM P., THE SOUTHEAST IN EARLY MAPS, CHAPEL HILL, THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA PRESS, 1962, # 216 (LARGE MAP), # 217 (KEY MAP) AND PLATE 50; PAULLIN, C.O., ATLAS OF THE HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY OF THE UNITED STATES, 13; LOWERY, WOODBURY, THE LOWERY COLLECTION..., EDITED BY PHILIP LEE PHILLIPS, WASHINGTON: GENERAL PRINTING OFFICE, 1912, 265-267; WINDSOR, JUSTIN, NARRATIVE AND CRITICAL HISTORY OF AMERICA, VOL 5 OF 8, CAMBRIDGE, MASS.: HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN AND COMPANY, 1889, 81; MATHEWS, EDWARD B., "BIBLIOGRAPHY AND CARTOGRAPHY OF MARYLAND", MARYLAND GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, VOL. I, PART IV, BALTIMORE: THE JOHNS HOPKINS PRESS, 1897, 344.

February 3, 1990


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