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MAP #: 364M5

CARTOGRAPHER : MAGNUS, CHARLES [?]

DATE: 1864

SHORT TITLE : [UNTITLED OCTAGON SHAPED CIVIL WAR MAP CENTERED ON RICHMOND]

REMAINING TITLE & ID : POSSIBLY ANOTHER VERSION OF THE CHARLES MAGNUS MAP "ONE HUNDRED & FIFTY MILES AROUND RICHMOND" DATED 1864. THE MAP ITSELF IS 36.6 CM. ACROSS TO OPPOSITE SIDES OF THE OCTAGON. THE MAP IS SURROUNDED BY PORTRAITS OF UNION CIVIL WAR GENERALS AND ADMIRALS FOUR TO EACH SIDE OF THE OCTAGON. THE BORDER IN WHICH THE PORTRAITS APPEAR IS 5.2 CM. WIDE. THE WATER AREA OF THE MAP IS COLORED IN BLUE. THE REMAINDER IS IN BLACK AND WHITE. THERE IS NOTHING ON THE REVERSE SIDE. LONGITUDE AND LATITUDE (NOT SHOWN).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1864?
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : N.P.
PUBLISHER : CHARLES MAGNUS[?]
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 36.6 X 36.6 CM. (OCTAGONAL MAP + BORDERS)
SIZE - OTHER DATA : 49 X 49 CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 895,000 (ESTIMATED)
SCALE - OTHER DATA : SCALE NOT GIVEN
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-538
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : SW015-HNE
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.
RELIEF SHOWN ? : YES
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : NONE.
CARTOUCHE : NONE (1)
BORDER : PLAIN (2)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : NONE
SEE ALSO MAP #s : -
BEST INFO SOURCE : NO SOURCES WERE FOUND.
DESCRIPTION : NOTHING HAS BEEN FOUND ON THIS OCTAGONAL SHAPED MAP, WHICH COVERS THE AREA FROM NORTHERN NORTH CAROLINA TO WASHINGTON AND FROM THE EASTERN SHORE OF MARYLAND TO LYNCHBURG. THE CHESAPEAKE BAY IS SHOWN IN BLUE FROM THE CHOPTANK RIVER TO THE MOUTH OF THE BAY, ALTHOUGH NO HYDROGRAPHICAL DATA IS SHOWN. THIRTY TWO PORTRAITS OF CIVIL WAR GENERALS AND ADMIRALS OF THE UNION FORCES ARE DISPLAYED IN A BORDER SURROUNDING THE MAP. THE ONLY CLUE TO THE IDENTITY OF THE MAP FOUND THUS FAR WAS SOME WRITING ON THE MASK BY THE PRIOR OWNER AS FOLLOWS: "1864? CHARLES MAGNUS, HISTORICAL WAR MAP, 150 MILES AROUND RICHMOND".

EDITION & STATE INFO : NO INFORMATION HAS YET BEEN FOUND.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS A GOOD COPY AS DESCRIBED. IT HAS AN ACQ. # OF SW015-HNE AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-538.

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : NO BIBLIOGRAPHICAL REFERENCES WERE FOUND.

February 23, 1993


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