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MAP #: 363J5

CARTOGRAPHER : JOHNSON AND WARD [PUBLISHER]

DATE: 1863

SHORT TITLE : JOHNSON'S DELAWARE AND MARYLAND

REMAINING TITLE & ID : BY JOHNSON AND WARD (NO CARTOUCHE - CENTER LEFT). ENGRAVED PICTURES OF THE GENERAL POST OFFICE, TREASURY BUILDINGS AND THE PATENT OFFICE (ACROSS TOP OF MAP, INSIDE NEAT LINE). "35." (BOTTOM LEFT CORNER). INSET ENTITLED "DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA" (BOTTOM LEFT CORNER, 12.5 X 13.0 CM., 4 MI.= 3.5 CM.). "EXPLANATION" OF SYMBOLS (TO LEFT OF SCALE). NOTE ON THE MASON-DIXON LINE (BELOW EXPLANATION AND SCALE). ELABORATE INTERTWINED SCROLL WORK FOR DECORATIVE BORDER (1.5 CM. WIDE). MAP EXTENDS THROUGH THE BORDER ON EAST AND WEST. SCALE OF MILES (25 MI. = 4.1 CM., BOTTOM CENTER). LONGITUDE FROM WASHINGTON (BOTTOM BORDER). LATITUDE (RIGHT AND LEFT BORDERS).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : R1863 (1855)
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : NEW YORK
PUBLISHER : JOHNSON AND WARD
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 32.0 X 39.5 CM. (THROUGH DECORATIVE BORDER)
SIZE - OTHER DATA : ? X ? CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 970,000
SCALE - OTHER DATA : 25 MILES = 4.1 CM.
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-106
# 2 : MSA SC1399-278 (1855 STATE)
# 3 : MSA SC1399-228 (1855 STATE)
# 4 : MSA SC1399-450 (1860 STATE)
# 5 : MSA SC1399-489 (1861 STATE)
# 6 : MSA SC1399-277 (1865 STATE)
# 7 : MSA SC1399-451 (1868 STATE)
# 8 : MSA SC1399-487 (1868 EDITION)
# 9 : MSA SC1399-429 (1873 STATE)
HFC ACQ. PRIORITY : 64
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : BB023-2I
# 2 : N018-DIG (1855 STATE)
# 3 : BB023-DHN (1855 STATE)
# 4 : GS017-DHF (1860 STATE)
# 5 : G016-DTI (1861 STATE)
# 6 : N018-DIG (1865 STATE)
# 7 : G016-DUH (1868 STATE)
# 8 : G016-DUE (1868 EDITION)
# 9 : N017-DIF (1873 STATE)
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 : NONE (1)
BORDER : COMPOUND FUNCTIONAL (7)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : WASHINGTON (5)
SEE ALSO MAP #s : 355C2, 355C3, 356C5, 360J5, 361J5, 363C5, 365J5, 368J6, 368J7, 373G7.
BEST INFO SOURCE : PHILLIPS ATLASES IS THE BEST FOUND.
DESCRIPTION : THIS WAS MAP # 35 IN JOHNSON'S NEW ILLUSTRATED...FAMILY ATLAS, WITH DESCRIPTIONS, GEOGRAPHICAL, STATISTICAL AND HISTORICAL, COMPILED, DRAWN AND ENGRAVED UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF J.H. COLTON AND A.J. JOHNSON, 59 COL. MAPS, FOL., NEW YORK: JOHNSON & WARD, 1863. IT FIRST APPEARED IN COLTON'S GENERAL ATLAS IN 1855 IN A SOMEWHAT DIFFERENT FORM. IN ITS VARIOUS EDITIONS AND STATES, THIS WAS ONE OF THE MOST WIDELY PUBLISHED MAPS OF MARYLAND IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY. IT IS A LATER STATE OF THE COLTON MAP, WHICH FIRST APPEARED IN 1855, PUBLISHED BY J.H. COLTON & Co. AND LATER BY JOHNSON & BROWNING, JOHNSON AND WARD, A.J. JOHNSON, AND O.W. GRAY.

THE MAP COVERS FROM SOUTHERN PENNSYLVANIA TO NORTHERN VIRGINIA AND FROM THE ATLANTIC TO THE WESTERN MARYLAND BORDER. IT SHOWS ROADS, RAILROADS, COUNTIES AND COUNTY SEATS, CANALS, CITIES AND TOWNS AND HAS AN INSET OF WASHINGTON D.C. WITH BUILDINGS AND OTHER POINTS OF INTEREST INDICATED. NO SOUNDINGS OR OTHER HYDROGRAPHIC DATA ARE GIVEN. THE CHESAPEAKE BAY, DELAWARE BAY AND RIVER AND CLOSE OCEAN AREAS ARE DEPICTED BY SHORE-CONFORMING PARALLEL LINES.

SEVERAL OTHER STATES AND/OR EDITIONS OF THIS MAP ARE KNOWN TO THE WRITER AT THIS TIME. SEE EDITION AND STATE INFORMATION SECTION FOR MAP REFERENCES.

DATA IS FROM PHILLIPS, ATLASES, AND RISTOW'S AMERICAN MAPS AND MAPMAKERS AND FROM OBSERVATION OF THE COPIES AND PHOTOCOPIES OF THIS MAP IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION.

EDITION & STATE INFO : WE HAVE IDENTIFIED SEVERAL STATES/EDITIONS OF THE MAP. A NUMBER OF OTHER EDITIONS AND/OR STATES ARE LISTED IN PHILLIPS, BUT WE HAVEN'T YET SEEN THEM.

ONE STATE - (1855?) - ENTITLED DELAWARE AND MARYLAND PUBLISHED BY J.H. COLTON & CO. No. 172 WILLIAM ST. NEW YORK, THIS MAP HAS NO SCROLLWORK OUTSIDE THE HEAVY NEAT LINE AND THE PAGE NUMBER IS "24". SEE MAP # 355C2.

ANOTHER STATE - (1855?) - HAS THE SAME TITLE AS THE PRIOR STATE BUT WITH "No. 22" AS THE PAGE NUMBER. THIS STATE HAS CIRCULAR SCROLLWORK INSTEAD OF A HEAVY NEAT LINE. SEE MAP # 355C3.

ANOTHER STATE - (1856) - THIS MAP IS SIMILAR TO THE PRIOR STATE BUT WITH "NO. 22" OMITTED. THERE WAS NO PAGE NUMBER, SINCE THIS WAS ISSUED AS A SEPARATE BETWEEN TITLED MAP BOARDS. THE DATE 1856 IS IN THE TITLE. THE MAP BOARD IS RED AND MEASURES 12.7 X 8.7 CM. THE TITLE "MAP OF DELAWARE & MARYLAND J.H. COLTON" IS IN GOLD LEAF ON THE COVER. THIS VERSION OF THE MAP IS ON THIN PAPER. A COPY IS IN THE COLLECTION OF DR. LAURENCE CLAGGETT OF EASTON, MD. SEE MAP # 356C5.

ANOTHER STATE - (1860?) - THIS IS ENTITLED "COLTON'S DELAWARE AND MARYLAND PUBLISHED BY JOHNSON & BROWNING. 172 WILLIAM St. NEW YORK." IT HAS A PAGE "No. 22". THERE IS AN INSET OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA IN THE BOTTOM LEFT AND AN ENTERED DATE OF 1855. SEE MAP # 360J5.

ANOTHER STATE - (c1861) - THIS IS ENTITLED "JOHNSON'S DELAWARE AND MARYLAND BY JOHNSON & BROWNING." IT HAS A PAGE NUMBER OF "31." IN ADDITION TO VIEWS OF THE POST OFFICE, TREASURY AND PATENT BUILDINGS ACROSS THE TOP, IT SHOWS HARPER'S FERRY ABOVE THE TITLE AND THE CAPITOL BUILDING BELOW THE TITLE. THE PUBLISHER'S STATEMENT IS OMITTED. SEE MAP # 361J7.

ANOTHER STATE - (1863) - THIS IS ENTITLED "COLTON'S DELAWARE AND MARYLAND PUBLISHED BY J.H. COLTON -- No. 172 WILLIAM St. NEW YORK 1863" THERE IS AN INSET OF WASHINGTON D.C., BUT NO PAGE NUMBER. THE ENTERED DATE IS 1855. SEE MAP # 363C5.

ANOTHER STATE - (1863) - THE TITLE IS "JOHNSON'S DELAWARE AND MARYLAND BY JOHNSON AND WARD." THE VIEWS CONTINUE ACROSS THE TOP, BUT THE VIEW OF HARPER'S FERRY IS GONE AND THE CAPITOL IS REPLACED BY AN INSET OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. THE PAGE NUMBER IS "35." A SIMILAR STATE IS BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN RELEASED IN JOHNSON'S NEW ILLUSTRATED FAMILY ATLAS..., NEW YORK: JOHNSON & WARD, 1862. THIS IS THE MAP DESCRIBED HEREIN.

ANOTHER STATE - (1865?) - THIS IS ENTITLED "JOHNSON'S DELAWARE AND MARYLAND BY JOHNSON AND WARD". IT HAS A PAGE NUMBER OF "38." PICTURES OF THE GENERAL POST OFFICE, THE TREASURY BUILDINGS AND THE PATENT OFFICE REMAIN ACROSS THE TOP. THE PUBLISHER'S STATEMENT IS STILL MISSING. ON THE REVERSE SIDE IS AN "APPENDIX TO THE GEOGRAPHICAL INDEX". SEE MAP # 365J5.

ANOTHER STATE - (1868?) - TITLE IS "JOHNSON'S DELAWARE AND MARYLAND A.J. JOHNSON, NEW YORK." THERE IS NO PAGE NUMBER. THE ENTERED DATE IS 1855. THERE IS AN INSET OF WASHINGTON D.C. SEE MAP # 368J6.

ANOTHER STATE - (1873) - TITLE IS "GRAYS ATLAS MAP OF DELAWARE AND MARYLAND". THERE IS AN INSET OF WASHINGTON D.C. THE PAGE NUMBER IS "98". THERE IS NO PUBLISHER'S STATEMENT. ON THE REVERSE SIDE IS MAP # 97 ENTITLED "GRAYS ATLAS MAP OF NEW JERSEY". SEE MAP # 373G7.

ANOTHER EDITION - (1868?) - TITLE IS "JOHNSON'S DELAWARE AND MARYLAND PUBLISHED BY A.J. JOHNSON, NEW YORK." THE PAGE NUMBER IS "45". THE PUBLISHER'S STATEMENT CARRIES A 1868 DATE. THE INSET OF WASHINGTON D.C. IS ENLARGED. THE ELECTION DISTRICTS ARE SHOWN FOR EACH COUNTY. SEE MAP # 368J7.

DATA IS FROM OBSERVATION OF COPIES OF THIS MAP IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION OR IN OTHER COLLECTIONS AVAILABLE TO THE WRITER.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION'S COPY OF THE 1863 ISSUE OF JOHNSON AND WARD IS IN COLOR AND IS A CLEAN COPY, WITH AN ACQ. # OF BB023-2I AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399- 106. THE COLLECTION HAS A COLORED COPY IN GOOD CONDITION WITH SLIGHT BROWNING OF THE 1855 VERSION OF THIS MAP WITH A PAGE NUMBER OF 22 AND A DECORATIVE BORDER. A SMALL CORNER OF THE BOTTOM RIGHT MARGIN IS MISSING, NOT AFFECTING THE PRINTING. IT HAS AN ACQ. # OF N018-DIG AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-278. THE COLLECTION HAS A COLORED COPY MOUNTED ON A NON ACID-FREE BOARD OF A SIMILAR MAP, ALSO OF 1855, WITH NO SCROLLWORK AND WITH A PAGE NUMBER OF "24". IT HAS AN ACQ. # OF BB023-DHN AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-228. THE MAP HAS SOME BROWNING. THE COLLECTION HAS A FAIR COLORED COPY OF THE JOHNSON & BROWNING 1860 ISSUE WITH BROWNING AND SOME WATERSTAINS. IT HAS AN ACQ. # OF GS017-DHF AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-450. THE COLLECTION HAS THE JOHNSON & BROWNING c1861 ISSUE, WITH SOME MARGINAL BROWNING AND TEARS, WITH AN ACQ. # OF G016-DTI AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-489. THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS AN 8 X 10" PHOTOGRAPH OF THE J.H. COLTON MAP OF 1863 FROM THE MARYLAND HALL OF RECORDS PHOTOGRAPHIC COLLECTION, WITH A MDHR # OF MSA SC1427-1227. THE COLLECTION HAS A COLORED COPY OF THE JOHNSON AND WARD 1865 ISSUE WITH SOME BROWNING, PRIMARILY IN THE MARGINS, WITH AN ACQ. # OF N018-NIG AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-277. IT HAS A COLORED A.J. JOHNSON MAP OF 1868, ENTERED IN 1855, WITH SOME BROWNING AND MARGIN SECTIONS MISSING. THE MAP HAS AN ACQ. # OF G016-DUH AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-451. THE COLLECTION ALSO HAS A GOOD COPY OF THE 1873 ISSUE OF GRAYS ATLAS MAP OF DELAWARE AND MARYLAND, WITH SOME MARGINAL TEARS AND BROWNING. IT HAS AN ACQ. # OF N017-DIF AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-429. THE COLLECTION ALSO HAS A DIFFERENT EDITION, DATED 1868, PUBLISHED BY A.J. JOHNSON IN COLOR, WITH THE TOP MARGIN MISSING, INCLUDING THE DECORATIVE BORDER. OTHERWISE IT IS A CLEAN COPY. THE ACQ. # IS G016-DUE AND THE MDHR # IS MSA SC1399-487.

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : PHILLIPS, PHILIP LEE, A LIST OF GEOGRAPHICAL ATLASES IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, AMSTERDAM: THEATRVM ORBIS TERRARVM, LTD, A 1971 REPRINT OF A 1909 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PUBLICATION, # 816 (1856), 827 (1858), 837 (1862), 840 (1863), 843 (1864), 856 (1870), 858 (1870), 866 (1873), 875 (1876), 877 (1876), 878 (1876), 879 (1876), 886 (1878), 904 (1882), 911 (1882),913 (1882-3), 1390 (1873), 1391 (1875), 1393 (1876), 1394 (1876),1398 (1877),4343 (1862), 4345 (1865), 4346 (1866), 4349 (1868), 6116 (1855), 6125 (1856), 6129 (1857), 6140 (1860), 6148 (1864), 6155 (1866), 6162 (1869), 6179 (1872), 6195 (1877), 6196 (1878), 6224 (1885), AND 6229 (1886); OLD PRINT SHOP CATALOG VOL XLIII, NO. 2, 33, ITEM 13; KARPINSKI, LOUIS C., MAPS OF FAMOUS CARTOGRAPHERS DEPICTING NORTH AMERICA, AMSTERDAM: MERIDAN PUBLISHING CO., 1977, 293, 296; LONG, JOHN H., HANDBOOK OF MARYLAND BOUNDARIES, A SUPPLEMENT TO THE U.S. HISTORICAL COUNTY BOUNDARY DATA FILE, CHICAGO: NEWBERRY LIBRARY, 1978, 38; RISTOW, WALTER W., AMERICAN MAPS AND MAPMAKERS, COMMERCIAL CARTOGRAPHY IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, DETROIT: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY, 1985, 318-326.

February 23, 1993


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