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MAP #: 392H5

CARTOGRAPHER : JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY [PUBLISHER]

DATE: 1892

SHORT TITLE : TOPOGRAPHICAL MAP OF BALTIMORE AND VICINITY

REMAINING TITLE & ID : PUBLISHED BY THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY ON THE TOPOGRAPHICAL BASE OF THE U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY. 1892 (CENTER, TOP MARGIN). "A. HOEN & CO., BALTIMORE, MD." (RIGHT, BOTTOM MARGIN). "SCALE. 1/62,500" (CENTER, BOTTOM MARGIN). SCALE OF 5 MILES (UNDER RF SCALE INDICATOR). "CONTOUR INTERVAL 20 FEET" (BELOW SCALE). THE MAP IS 59.0 CM. ACROSS AT THE TOP AND 59.7 CM. ACROSS AT THE BOTTOM. LONGITUDE FROM GREENWICH (TOP AND BOTTOM BORDERS). LATITUDE (RIGHT AND LEFT BORDERS).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1892
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : BALTIMORE
PUBLISHER : JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 61.0 X 59.0 CM.
SIZE - OTHER DATA : ? X ? CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 62,500
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-532
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : BB023-3
REGION CATEGORY : DETAILED MAP OF PART OF THE MD/CHESAPEAKE AREA (2)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) : MAP OF BALTIMORE & VICINITY (10)
: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BASE MAP (24)
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : N IS AT THE TOP OF THE MAP
RELIEF SHOWN ? : YES
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : NONE.
CARTOUCHE : NONE (1)
BORDER : SIMPLE FUNCTIONAL (5)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : GREENWICH (1)
SEE ALSO MAP #s : -
BEST INFO SOURCE : NONE FOUND.
DESCRIPTION : THIS LARGE SCALE TOPOGRAPHICAL MAP OF BALTIMORE AND VICINITY COVERS 25' OF LONGITUDE AND 20' OF LATITUDE. IT IS BASED ON THE U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY TOPOGRAPHICAL MAP WITH CONTOUR LINES AT 20 FOOT INTERVALS, WITH A STREET AND ROAD GRID OF BALTIMORE AND SURROUNDING AREAS SUPERIMPOSED. THE MAP HAS AN IRREGULAR WIDTH EXPANDING OUTWARD FROM 59 CM AT THE TOP NEAT LINE TO 59.7 CM. AT THE BOTTOM. RAILROADS ARE LOCATED AND NAMED. VILLAGES AND TOWNS ARE SHOWN AND SOME BUILDINGS ARE DEPICTED. NO HYDROGRAPHICAL DETAILS EXCEPT FOR THE LOCATION OF LAND BASED NAVIGATIONAL LIGHTS ARE GIVEN. THE MAP WAS LITHOGRAPHED FOR JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY, THE PUBLISHER, BY A. HOEN & CO. OF BALTIMORE.

DATA IF FROM OBSERVATION OF THE COPY OF THE MAP IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION.

EDITION & STATE INFO : ONLY A SINGLE EDITION IS KNOWN TO THE WRITER, ALTHOUGH IT IS BASED ON A U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BASE MAP WHICH UNDOUBTEDLY WAS ISSUED SEVERAL TIMES.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS A FAIR COPY IN 24 SECTIONS MOUNTED ON LINEN. THE CONTOUR LINES ARE COLORED BROWN AND THE WATER AREAS BLUE. THE MAP IS FOLDED INTO A CONTEMPORARY MAP CASE 17 1/2 X 11 1/2 CM. THE CASE IS SOMEWHAT TORN AT THE BOTTOM. IT HAS AN ACQ. # OF BB023-3 AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-532.

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : NONE YET FOUND.

March 29, 1992


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