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Object ID 1987.008
Object Name Map
Collection Works of Art
Credit line DHS Purchase
Date 1796
Artist Reading Howell
Made Joseph Bowes (engraver)
Description Framed map of the state of Pennsylvania by Reading Howell with engraving by Joseph Bowes. This map is derived from Howell's seminal map of Pennsylvania issued in 1792, which was originally produced in four sheets and also issued in a reduced size that same year. This is the third edition of the reduced-size map. Howell's maps were the first to show the entire state of Pennsylvania and were reissued several times with updates.
Dimensions H-20.75 W-28.5 D-1 inches
Dimension Details framed dimensions; map is 25 3/4" long x18" high.
Subjects Maps
Search Terms Pennsylvania
1796
Reading Howell
Maps
Joseph Bowes
Room Front Hall (First Floor)
Medium Copper engraving on paper