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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.96
Object Name Map
Description Johnson and Ward
Johnson's Asia
Hand-colored lithograph
New York, 1862

Map with colored elements by Alvin Jewett Johnson, publisher, and Benjamin P. Ward, publisher: Asia and surrounding continents. The regions, cities, towns, et cetera, are clearly identified on the map, larger settlements marked with black round dot or black round dot with radiating small dots, i.e. "Olutorsk" top right of map. Most Asian countries, some Asian borders, some mountain ranges, and some small islands, colored, some texture, other countries, most borders, some mountain ranges, rivers, and small bodies of water. Arctic Circle, top left and right of map, Tropic of Cancer, middle left and right of map, Equator, bottom left and right of map. Title, credit, and scale, top left of map. Measurement marks surround left, bottom, and right of black line and decorative black border, directional notations in English, "Longitude from Washington", bottom of map. "95." and "96.", top left and right outside of map. "60", in pencil, top right corner of map. Foxing spots, scattered on bottom edge of map. Slight toning around edges of map. Text pages printed on back of map.
Title Johnson's Asia
Date 1862
Role of Creator Publisher
Creator Johnson, Alvin Jewett
Role of Creator 2 Publisher
Creator 2 Ward, Benjamin P.
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique lithograph
Dimensions H-18.125 W-26.625 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin US/NY/New York/NYC
Subjects Asia