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MAP #: 351S5

CARTOGRAPHER : SIDES, WILLIAM

DATE: 1851

SHORT TITLE : A MAP OF THE MEDICAL TOPOGRAPHY OF BALTIMORE, 1851.

REMAINING TITLE & ID : (ABOVE TOP NEAT LINE). "SCALE ONE MILE TO AN INCH." (UNDER TITLE). "Wm. SIDES, SURVEYOR, BALTIMORE." (LEFT BOTTOM MARGIN). "LITH BY A. HOEN & CO." (RIGHT BOTTOM MARGIN). GEOGRAPHICAL DATA EXTENDS THROUGH THE NEAT LINES IN THE BOTTOM LEFT AND IN SEVERAL PLACES ON THE RIGHT. NORTH POINT ARROW (TOP LEFT CORNER). LONGITUDE AND LATITUDE (NOT SHOWN).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1851
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : BALTIMORE
PUBLISHER : A HOEN & CO.
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 20.5 X 34.3 CM. (BETWEEN NEAT LINES)
SIZE - OTHER DATA : ? X ? CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 63.360
SCALE - OTHER DATA : 1 INCH = 1 MILE
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : G3844.B21851.S5
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-384 (REPRO)
HFC ACQ. PRIORITY : 4
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : -
REGION CATEGORY : DETAILED MAP OF SOME PART OF THE MD/CHESAPEAKE AREA (2)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) : BALTIMORE MAP (10)
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : N IS AT THE TOP OF THE MAP
RELIEF SHOWN ? : YES
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : NONE.
CARTOUCHE : CURLED LINES (19)
BORDER : PLAIN (2)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : NONE
SEE ALSO MAP #s : -
BEST INFO SOURCE : NONE FOUND.
DESCRIPTION : THIS MAP IDENTIFIES AREAS PRIMARILY TO THE SOUTH AND EAST OF BALTIMORE AS "REGIONS OF INTERMITTENT & REMITTENT FEVER". IRON ORE REGIONS ARE SHOWN, APPARENTLY PARALLELING THE FEVER AREAS IN THE SOUTH. THE LOCATION OF DOCTORS IS GIVEN, AS IS A MARINE HOSPITAL. A LINE OF QUARANTINE IS SHOWN EXTENDING FROM APPROXIMATELY THE MARINE HOSPITAL TO FORT MCHENRY THEN TO LAZARETTE LIGHT HOUSE. RAILROAD LINES THROUGH THE CITY ARE DEPICTED.

WE HAVEN'T YET FOUND WHAT OCCASIONED THE MAP AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE IS NOT IMMEDIATELY OBVIOUS.

DATA IS FROM OBSERVATION OF THE PHOTOCOPY OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS COPY IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION.

EDITION & STATE INFO : ONLY A SINGLE EDITION AND STATE IS KNOWN TO THE WRITER.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS A FULL SIZE PHOTOCOPY OF THE COPY IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS. IT HAS A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-384 (REPRO).

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : NONE FOUND.

February 25, 1993


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