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MAP #: 362W5

CARTOGRAPHER : WEST & JOHNSTON [PUBLISHER]

DATE: 1862

SHORT TITLE : MAP OF THE STATE OF VIRGINIA

REMAINING TITLE & ID : CONTAINING THE COUNTIES, PRINCIPAL TOWNS, RAILROADS, RIVERS, CANALS &. ALL OTHER INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS PUBLISHED BY WEST & JOHNSTON RICHMOND, VA. 1862. (TOP CENTER, SURROUNDING CIRCULAR PICTURE OF A WOMAN HOLDING A SWORD AND STAFF, STANDING WITH ONE FOOT ON A VANQUISHED MALE FIGURE WITH A CROWN). "COPYRIGHT SECURED BY W & J MAY 1, 1862" (UNDER TITLE). "VIEW OF CAPITOL SQUARE RICHMOND, VA." (TOP LEFT CORNER). TABLE OF RAILROADS AND THEIR LENGTHS (UNDER RICHMOND VIEW). SCALE OF MILES (UNDER RAILROAD TABLE). REFERENCES TABLE, EXPLAINING LINES AND SYMBOLS (UNDER SCALE). MAP IS SURROUNDED, OUTSIDE THE NEAT LINE, BY A 1.75 CM. WIDE DECORATIVE BORDER, WITH LARGER CIRCULAR DECORATION AT THE CORNERS. THE REVERSE SIDE IS BLANK. LONGITUDE EAST AND WEST FROM WASHINGTON (TOP AND BOTTOM BORDERS). LATITUDE (RIGHT AND LEFT BORDERS).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1862
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : RICHMOND
PUBLISHER : WEST & JOHNSON
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 65.0 X 95.0 CM. (BETWEEN NEAT LINES)
SIZE - OTHER DATA : ? X ? CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 988,000
SCALE - OTHER DATA : APPROX. 5.71 CM. = 35 MILES
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : G3880 1862 .W41 VAULT
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-542
# 2 : MSA SC1399-408 (REPRO)
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : SW015-HH2
# 2 : -
REGION CATEGORY : GENERAL MAP OF INTEREST TO A MD/CHESAPEAKE COLLECTION (3)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) : CIVIL WAR MAP (3) : VIRGINIA MAP PRIMARILY (13)
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : N IS AT THE TOP OF THE MAP
RELIEF SHOWN ? : YES
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : NONE.
CARTOUCHE : NONE (1)
BORDER : GEOGRAPHICALLY FUNCTIONAL (8)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : WASHINGTON (5)
SEE ALSO MAP #s : -
BEST INFO SOURCE : CRANDALL AND STEPHENSON BOTH LIST THE MAP.
DESCRIPTION : THIS CONFEDERATE IMPRINT IS DESCRIBED IN THE SWANN CATALOG OF SALE # 1356 OF DECEMBER 20, 1984 AS "...ONE OF THE RAREST 19TH CENTURY MAPS OF VIRGINIA; LITHOGRAPHED IN RICHMOND DURING THE CIVIL WAR. EXCEPTIONALLY DETAILED, THIS MAP SHOWS RAILROADS, COURT HOUSES AND WAGON ROUTES THROUGH VIRGINIA,[MARYLAND,] DELAWARE, AND WHAT IS NOW WEST VIRGINIA." NO MILITARY INFORMATION IS GIVEN.

DATA IS FROM THE SWANN CATALOG AND FROM STEPHENSON.

EDITION & STATE INFO : WRITER KNOWS ON ONLY A SINGLE EDITION AND STATE OF THIS MAP AND STEPHENSON LISTS ONLY THE ONE.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS A GOOD BLACK AND WHITE COPY OF THIS MAP ON THIN PAPER WITH FULL MARGINS, ATTACHED TO A PURPLE MAP COVER, WITH GOLD LETTERS. THE TITLE ON THE COVER IS "MAP OF VIRGINIA RICHMOND, WEST & JOHNSON PUBLISHERS. 1862." ON THE BACK OF THE COVER IS A FEMALE FIGURE HOLDING THE SCALES OF JUSTICE. IT HAS AN ACQ. # OF SW015-HH2 AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-542. THE COLLECTION ALSO HAS A PHOTOCOPY AT 80% OF FULL SIZE OF THE COPY IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, WHICH ITSELF WAS A COPY LENT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS FOR PHOTOSTATING BY THE ANTIETAM BATTLEFIELD COMMISSION. IT HAS A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-408 (REPRO).

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : CRANDALL, MARJORIE L., CONFEDERATE IMPRINTS: A CHECK LIST BASED PRINCIPALLY ON THE COLLECTION OF THE BOSTON ATHENAEUM, BOSTON: 1955, 2 VOLS., # 2662; SWANN CATALOG OF SALE # 1356 OF DECEMBER 20, 1984, ITEM 86; STEPHENSON, RICHARD W., CIVIL WAR MAPS AN ANNOTATED LIST OF MAPS AND ATLASES IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, WASHINGTON: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, 1989 (2ND ED.), 213,215, MAP # 475.5. January 24, 1992


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