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MAP #: 257K5

CARTOGRAPHER : KITCHIN, THOMAS

DATE: 1757

SHORT TITLE : A MAP OF MARYLAND WITH THE DELAWARE COUNTIES

REMAINING TITLE & ID : AND THE SOUTHERN PART OF NEW JERSEY ETC. BY T. KITCHIN GEOGR. (CARTOUCHE, BOTTOM LEFT CORNER). "FOR THE LOND. MAG." (ABOVE THE NEAT LINE IN THE CENTER AT THE TOP). "PRINTED FOR R. BALDWIN IN PATER NOSTER ROW." (BELOW NEAT LINE IN CENTER AT BOTTOM). SCALE OF 50 BRITISH STATUTE MILES (BOTTOM RIGHT). 8 POINT COMPASS ROSE (CENTER RIGHT). MAP EXTENDS THROUGH THE BOTTOM LONGITUDE BORDER. LONGITUDE FROM PHILADELPHIA (TOP BORDER). LONGITUDE WEST FROM LONDON (BOTTOM BORDER). LATITUDE (RIGHT AND LEFT BORDERS).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1757
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : LONDON
PUBLISHER : R. BALDWIN
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 17.9 X 22.4 CM.
SIZE - OTHER DATA : 20.0 X 24.5 CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 2,400,000
SCALE - OTHER DATA : 15 BRITISH STATUTE MILES = 1 CM.
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : G1399-59
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : BB023-DGD
REGION CATEGORY : MAP ON WHICH THE MD/CHESAPEAKE AREA IS ONE MAIN FOCUS. (1)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) :
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : N IS AT THE TOP OF THE MAP.
RELIEF SHOWN ? : YES
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : NONE.
CARTOUCHE : ADORNED PLASTERWORK (15)
BORDER : GEOGRAPHICALLY FUNCTIONAL (8)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : LONDON AND PHILADELPHIA (7)
SEE ALSO MAP #s : -
BEST INFO SOURCE : PAPENFUSE & COALE AND JOLLY WERE THE BEST FOUND.
DESCRIPTION : THIS SMALL MAP APPEARED IN THE LONDON MAGAZINE OF AUGUST, 1757, OPPOSITE PAGE 376 IN VOL. 26. LITTLE IS KNOWN OF THIS MAP, BUT IT REPRESENTS NO FORWARD PROGRESS IN THE REGION'S CARTOGRAPHY. THE MAJOR CITIES, TOWNS, ROADS, RIVERS, STREAMS, FERRIES, FORTS AND WATERFALLS ARE SHOWN. THE RIVERS ARE POORLY DRAWN.

THOMAS KITCHIN [KITCHEN] LIVED FROM 1718 TO 1784. HE WAS AN ENGRAVER, PUBLISHER AND HYDROGRAPHER TO THE KING. HE WAS PROLIFIC IN HIS OUTPUT, HAVING WORKED FOR VARIOUS PUBLISHERS INCLUDING BOWEN, DALRYMPLE, DUNN, ELPHINSTONE, JEFFERYS, LONDON MAGAZINE, LUTTRELL, AND MACKENZIE & WILLDEY. MOST OF HIS OUTPUT FOR THE LONDON MAGAZINE WAS FROM 1760 TO 1765.

DATA IS FROM OBSERVATION OF THE COPY IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION, FROM PHILLIPS MAPS AND FROM TOOLEY'S DICTIONARY.

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

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE COPY IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION IS IN FULL COLOR, REINFORCED ON THE BACK WITH THIN PAPER. IT HAS A MDHR # OF G1399-59 AND AN ACQ. # OF BB023-DGD.

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : PHILLIPS, PHILIP LEE, A LIST OF MAPS OF AMERICA IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, NEW YORK: BURT FRANKLIN, UNDATED REPRINT OF A LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PUBLICATION OF 1901, 260, 393, 482; TOOLEY, R.V., TOOLEY'S DICTIONARY OF MAPMAKERS, TRING, HERTFORDSHIRE: MAP COLLECTORS' PUBLICATIONS, LTD., 1979, 358; SELLERS, JOHN R. & VAN EE, PATRICIA MOLEN, MAPS AND CHARTS OF NORTH AMERICA AND THE WEST INDIES 1750-1789, WASHINGTON: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, 1981, # 1411; PAPENFUSE, EDWARD AND COALE, JOSEPH, ATLAS OF HISTORICAL MAPS OF MARYLAND, 1608-1908, BALTIMORE: THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1982, 36, FIG. 36; WINDSOR, JUSTIN, NARRATIVE AND CRITICAL HISTORY OF AMERICA, VOL. 5, CAMBRIDGE: HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN AND COMPANY, 1889, 273; JOLLY, DAVID C., MAPS OF AMERICA IN PERIODICALS BEFORE 1800, BROOKLINE, MASS.: DAVID C. JOLLY, 1989, # 73.

March 27, 1990


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