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MAP #: 389R6

CARTOGRAPHER : RAND McNALLY AND COMPANY

DATE: 1889

SHORT TITLE : [UNTITLED] MAP OF VIRGINIA, W. VIRGINIA, MARYLAND & DELAWARE

REMAINING TITLE & ID : "122" (LEFT TOP MARGIN). "ATLAS OF THE WORLD" (LEFT AND RIGHT OF CENTER TOP MARGIN). "123" (RIGHT TOP MARGIN). "SCALE OF STATUTE MILES." (60 MILES = 4.7 CM., RIGHT BOTTOM LONGITUDE BORDER). LETTERS FROM "A" ON THE TOP TO "Z" AT THE BOTTOM (RIGHT AND LEFT BORDERS). NUMBERS FROM "1" ON THE LEFT TO "41" ON THE RIGHT (TOP BORDER) AND FROM "1" TO "36" (BOTTOM BORDER. THE REMAINING NUMBERS ARE REPLACED BY THE SCALE). ON THE REVERSE SIDE OF THE LEFT PAGE IS AN UNTITLED MAP OF MARYLAND AND DELAWARE WITH A PAGE NUMBER OF "121". ON THE REVERSE SIDE OF THE RIGHT PAGE IS THE LEFT HALF OF AN UNTITLED MAP OF NORTH AND SOUTH CAROLINA, WITH A PAGE NUMBER OF "124". THE PAPER HAS NO WATERMARK. LONGITUDE FROM GREENWICH, ALTHOUGH THIS IS NOT SPECIFIED ON THE MAP (TOP BORDER) AND 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) : 31.6 X 48.6 CM. (BETWEEN NEAT LINES)
SIZE - OTHER DATA : 34.3 X 48.0 CM. OM (APPRODIMATE)
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 2,012,000
SCALE - OTHER DATA : 60 MILES = 4.7 CM.
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-657(3)
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : U015-GIFT
REGION CATEGORY : GENERAL MAP OF INTEREST TO A MD/CHESAPEAKE COLLECTION (3)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) :
# SHEETS TO MAP : 2
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 : 389R5.
BEST INFO SOURCE : RISTOW MENTIONS THE ATLAS.
DESCRIPTION : THIS TWO PAGE COLORED MAP IS FOUND ON PAGES 122 AND 123 OF THE RAND, McNALLY STANDARD ATLAS OF THE WORLD, CHICAGO: CONTINENTAL PUBLISHING CO., 1889. THE STATES OF VIRGINIA AND WEST VIRGINIA ARE DIVIDED INTO COUNTIES, EACH SEPARATELY COLORED. MARYLAND AND OTHER SURROUNDING STATES HAVE COUNTIES NAMED, BUT WITHOUT BOUNDARIES SHOWN OR COLORED. COUNTY SEATS AND MAJOR RAILROADS ARE SHOWN. THE BAY AND COASTAL OCEAN AREAS ARE DEPICTED BY SHORE-CONFORMING PARALLEL LINES, WITHOUT HYDROGRAPHIC DATA. THERE IS A LARGER SCALE MAP OF MARYLAND AND THE CHESAPEAKE BAY IN THIS ATLAS. SEE MAP # 389R5. 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.

DATA IS FROM RISTOW AND FROM OBSERVATION OF THE COPY IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION.

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 BROWNING, PRIMARILY ALONG THE EDGES. IT IS ON RELATIVELY COARSE, INEXPENSIVE PAPER. IT HAS AN ACQ. # OF U015-GIFT* AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-657(3).

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 8, 1992


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