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MAP #: 361G5

CARTOGRAPHER : GEISLER, A. D.

DATE: 1861

SHORT TITLE : THEIL VON MARYLAND, DISTR. COLUMBIA UND THEIL VON VIRGINIEN.

REMAINING TITLE & ID : (CENTER, BOTTOM MARGIN). "KRIEGSSCHAUPLATZ VON NORD-AMERICA." (CENTER, TOP MARGIN). "VERLAG VON A.D. GEISLER IN BREMEN." (BELOW TITLE). "LITH. ANS: V: G. HUNCKEL." (ABOVE TITLE). TABLE OF DISTANCES FROM BALTIMORE (LEFT OF TITLE) AND FROM WASHINGTON (RIGHT OF TITLE). ON THE REVERSE SIDE IS WHAT APPEARS TO BE A TITLE PAGE FOR THE FOLDED DOCUMENT (TITLE PAGE IS 21.8 X 13.8 CM., IN BLACK BACKGROUND AND WHITE LETTERS WITH THE TITLE "KRIEGSSCHAUPLATZ VON NORD-AMERICA THEIL VON MARYLAND DISTR. COLUMBIA UND THEIL VON VIRGINIEN MIT ANGABE DES ENTFERNUNGEN PREIS 7 1/2 SGR. VERLAG VON A.D. GEISLER, BREMEN." THERE ARE NO NEAT LINES. LONGITUDE AND LATITUDE (NOT SHOWN).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1861 [?]
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : BREMEN
PUBLISHER : A. D. GEISLER
LANGUAGE(S) : GE
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 33.4 X 49.6 CM.
SIZE - OTHER DATA : ? X ? CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : VARIES, NOT GIVEN.
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-495
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : B016-HUG
REGION CATEGORY : MAP ON WHICH THE MD/CHESAPEAKE AREA IS ONE MAIN FOCUS (1)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) : PANORAMA VIEW (2)
: CIVIL WAR MAP (3)
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : S IS AT THE TOP OF THE MAP
RELIEF SHOWN ? : YES
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : NONE.
CARTOUCHE : NONE (1)
BORDER : NONE (1)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : NONE
SEE ALSO MAP #s : -
BEST INFO SOURCE : NONE FOUND.
DESCRIPTION : THIS PANORAMA VIEW LOOKING SOUTH FROM BALTIMORE TO NORFOLK IS THOUGHT TO HAVE BEEN DONE AROUND 1861 TO SHOW THE BATTLE AREAS IN CONTENTION DURING THE EARLY CIVIL WAR. THE LITHOGRAPH IS EXECUTED IN SUCH A WAY THAT IT GIVES A THREE DIMENSIONAL APPEARANCE TO THE LAND. THE CHESAPEAKE BAY DRAINAGE AREA IS GRAPHICALLY DEPICTED. THE MAIN TOWNS, CITIES, ROADS, BRIDGES, AND SOME RAILROADS ARE SHOWN. THIS IS ONE OF VERY FEW MAPS OR VIEW OF THE CHESAPEAKE AND MARYLAND WITH SOUTH AT THE TOP. ANS. VON G. HUNCKEL DID THE LITHOGRAPH.

EDITION & STATE INFO : ONLY A SINGLE EDITION AND STATE OF THIS PANORAMIC VIEW IS KNOWN TO THE WRITER.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS A CLEAN BLACK AND WHITE COPY THAT HAS BEEN CLEANED, REPAIRED AND BACKED WITH RICE PAPER. IT HAS AN ACQ. # OF B016-HUG AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-495.

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : NONE YET FOUND.

December 23, 1991


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