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MAP #: 389R5

CARTOGRAPHER : RAND, McNALLY AND COMPANY

DATE: 1889

SHORT TITLE : [UNTITLED] MAP OF MARYLAND AND DELAWARE.

REMAINING TITLE & ID : "121" (BOTTOM RIGHT MARGIN, ORIENTED TO THE LEFT). "ATLAS OF THE WORLD." (CENTER RIGHT MARGIN, ORIENTED TO THE LEFT). TRIANGULAR INSET, UNTITLED, OF WESTERN MARYLAND (CENTER LEFT). LETTERS FROM "A" ON THE LEFT TO "Z" ON THE RIGHT (TOP AND BOTTOM BORDERS). NUMBERS FROM "1" ON THE TOP TO "18" ON THE BOTTOM (LEFT BORDER) AND FROM "1" TO "19" (RIGHT BORDER). SCALE OF STATUTE MILES (60 MILES = 8.55 CM., BOTTOM LEFT CORNER). ON THE REVERSE SIDE IS THE WESTERN HALF OF A TWO SHEET MAP COVERING WEST VIRGINIA, VIRGINIA, MARYLAND, DELAWARE AND PORTIONS OF THE SURROUNDING STATES, WHICH CARRIES A PAGE NUMBER OF "122". THE PAPER HAS NO WATERMARK. THE MAP EXTENDS THROUGH THE LATITUDE BORDER ON THE RIGHT. LONGITUDE FROM GREENWICH, ALTHOUGH THIS IS NOT SPECIFIED ON THE MAP (TOP BORDER) AND WEST AND EAST FROM WASHINGTON (BOTTOM BORDER). LATITUDE (RIGHT AND LEFT BORDERS).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : R1889 (1888?)
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : CHICAGO
PUBLISHER : THE CONTINENTAL PUBLISHING CO.
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 23.5 X 32.0 CM. (BETWEEN NEAT LINES)
SIZE - OTHER DATA : 34.3 X 24.1 CM. OM (APPROXIMATE)
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 1,130,000
SCALE - OTHER DATA : 60 STATUTE MILES = 8.55 CM.
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-657(2)
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : U015-GIFT
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 : GEOGRAPHICALLY FUNCTIONAL (8)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : WASHINGTON & GREENWICH (8)
SEE ALSO MAP #s : 389R6 (FOR MAP ON THE RECTO).
BEST INFO SOURCE : RISTOW MENTIONS THE ATLAS.
DESCRIPTION : THIS COLORED MAP IS FOUND ON PAGE 121 OF THE RAND, Mc.NALLY STANDARD ATLAS OF THE WORLD, CHICAGO: CONTINENTAL PUBLISHING CO., 1889. THE STATES OF MARYLAND AND DELAWARE ARE DIVIDED INTO COUNTIES, EACH SEPARATELY COLORED. COUNTY SEATS ARE INDICATED. MAJOR RAILROAD LINES ARE GIVEN. THE BAY AND OTHER WATER AREAS ARE DEPICTED BY PARALLEL, SHORE-CONFORMING LINES, WITHOUT HYDROGRAPHIC DATA. THE ATLAS IS NOT LISTED IN PHILLIPS. RISTOW INDICATES THAT THE ATLAS WAS PUBLISHED FROM 1888 TO 1890, SO THE MAP WAS PROBABLY INCLUDED IN THE 1888 RELEASE.

EDITION & STATE INFO : NO DATA YET FOUND.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS A COLORED COPY OF THIS MAP ATTACHED TO THE BOUND ATLAS. THE MAP HAS SOME BROWN SPOTS AND IS ON RELATIVELY COARSE, INEXPENSIVE PAPER. IT HAS AN ACQ. # OF U015-GIFT AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399- 657(2).

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : RISTOW, WALTER W., AMERICAN MAPS AND MAPMAKERS COMMERCIAL CARTOGRAPHY IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, DETROIT: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1985, 467-479, SEE ESP. 479.

May 4, 1992


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