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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.85
Object Name Map
Description Thomas Cowperthwait
Peru and Bolivia
Hand-colored lithograph
Philadelphia, 1850

Map with colored elements by Thomas Cowperthwait: Peru and Bolivia. The regions, cities, towns, et cetera, are clearly identified on the map, larger settlements marked with black round dot or black dot with radiating dots, i.e. "Tumbez" top left of map. Bolivian border, most regions, most mountain ranges, some river, and some bodies of water, colored, some texture, most borders, some regions, some mountain ranges, most rivers, and most bodies of water, not colored, some texture. Title, scale, and key, bottom left of map. Measurement marks surround black and pink double line and black decorative border, directional notation in English, "Longitude West from Greenwich.", bottom left of map. "43." ink black, bottom right outside of map. Toning on edges of map, water damage, right edge, roughly torn, across top.
Title Peru and Bolivia
Date 1850
Role of Creator Publisher
Creator Cowperthwait, Thomas
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique lithograph
Dimensions H-13.75 W-17 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin US/PA/Philadelphia
Subjects South America
Peru
Bolivia