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MAP #: 407F5

CARTOGRAPHER : FOWLER, T. M.

DATE: 1907

SHORT TITLE : BIRDS EYE VIEW OF CHESTERTOWN KENT CO. MARYLAND 1907

REMAINING TITLE & ID : (NO CARTOUCHE, CENTER BOTTOM MARGIN). "DRAWN BY T.M. FOWLER MORRISVILLE, PA." (LEFT OF "1907" IN TITLE). "PUBLISHED BY FOWLER & KELLEY, MORRISVILLE, PA." (RIGHT OF "1907" IN TITLE). "COPYRIGHT 1907 BY FOWLER & KELLY [sic], MORRISVILLE, PA." (BELOW TITLE). INSET VIEWS, STARTING IN THE TOP LEFT AND MOVING CLOCKWISE, OF COURT HOUSE, THE OLD CUSTOM HOUSE, SECOND NATIONAL BANK, KENT NEWS BUILDING, ARLINGTON SPARKS DRY GOODS STORE, PUBLIC SCHOOL, CULP PLANING MILL & LUMBER YARD, THE ENTERPRISE PRINTERY, J.D. LUCAS CLOTHING STORE, CHESTERTOWN HOUSES OVER 200 YEARS OLD, METHODIST PROT. CHURCH, METHODIST E. CHURCH, ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, A. ME. CHURCH, EPISCOPAL CHURCH, AND J.D. BACCHUS COAL CO. A PICTURE OF WASHINGTON COLLEGE IS IN THE BOTTOM LEFT PORTION OF THE BIRDS EYE VIEW. THERE IS NOTHING ON THE REVERSE SIDE. LONGITUDE AND LATITUDE (NOT SHOWN).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : R?(1907)
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : CHESTERTOWN, MD.
PUBLISHER : KENT COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 46.1 X 57.3 CM.(REPRO)
SIZE - OTHER DATA : 48.2 X 63.5 CM. OM (REPRO)
SCALE - (RF) 1: : NOT SHOWN
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-681
HFC ACQ. PRIORITY : 64 (ORIGINAL)
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : KHS012-2G
REGION CATEGORY : DETAILED MAP OF PART OF THE MD/CHESAPEAKE AREA (2)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) : PANORAMIC VIEW (2)
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : E IS AT THE TOP OF THE VIEW
RELIEF SHOWN ? : YES
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : NONE
CARTOUCHE : NONE (1)
BORDER : NONE (1)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : NONE
SEE ALSO MAP #s :
BEST INFO SOURCE : NONE FOUND.
DESCRIPTION : THIS IS A REPRODUCTION OF UNKNOWN DATE OF A 1907 BIRDS EYE VIEW OF THE CITY OF CHESTERTOWN, MARYLAND, SHOWING THE ROADS, STREETS, BUILDINGS, HARBOR AREA, ETC. ITS STRANGEST FEATURE IS A LARGE LAKE AT THE NORTH END OF HIGH STREET, WHICH NO LONGER EXISTS, IF IT EVER DID EXIST. THE VIEW IS SURROUNDED BY DRAWINGS OF VARIOUS PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND CHURCHES AND A PICTURE OF WASHINGTON COLLEGE. THE REPRODUCTION WAS PUBLISHED BY THE KENT COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, WHICH OFFERED COPIES FOR SALE. THE ORIGINAL FROM WHICH THIS WAS TAKEN WAS PUBLISHED IN 1907 BY FOWLER AND KELLEY OF MORRISVILLE, PA. WRITER HAS NOT SEEN A COPY OF THE ORIGINAL.

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

EDITION & STATE INFO : EDITION AND STATE INFORMATION IS UNKNOWN. THE INITIAL EDITION APPARENTLY WAS IN 1907. THE ITEM DESCRIBED IS OF UNKNOWN DATE.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS A GOOD COPY OF THIS REPRODUCTION ON HEAVY PAPER. IT HAS AN ACQ. # OF KHS012-2G AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-681.

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : NONE YET FOUND.

March 28, 1992


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