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Object ID 1986.013
Object Name Map
Collection Works of Art
Credit line DHS Purchase
Date 1814
Artist William Barker (engraver)
Made Mathew Carey (publisher)
Description Framed map of the three counties and the Delaware River and bay, all outlined in early hand coloring. This map is a revised 1814 edition of the original 1794 printing. In 1814, Carey published "Carey's General Atlas, Improved & Enlarged," in which this map of Delaware was revised to included additional towns, roads, hundreds, & other geographical landmarks not shown on the original 1794 printing. This atlas was reissued in 1815, 1816, 1817 & 1818, during which time the plates acquired numbers.
Dimensions H-20 W-12.75 D-1 inches
Dimension Details framed dimensions; map is 16 1/4" high x 9" wide.
Subjects Maps
Search Terms Delaware River
Delaware Bay
Mathew Carey
William Barker
Room Front Hall (First Floor)
Place of Origin Philadelphia, PA
Medium Copper engraving on paper