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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.82
Object Name Map
Description Johnson and Ward
Johnson's Venezuela, New Granada, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia, Chile and Guiana
Hand-colored lithograph
New York, 1865

Map with colored elements by Alvin Jewett Johnson, publisher, and Benjamin P. Ward, publisher: Venezuela, New Granada, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Guiana, with inset maps of Chile and the City of Lima. 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. "Georgetown" top middle right of map. Most borders, some regions, some mountain ranges, and inset map of Lima, colored, some texture, some borders, some regions, some mountain ranges, rivers, and bodies of water, not colored, some texture. Two black and white images of the City of Valparaiso and Juan Fernandez, bottom left and middle right of map. Title and credit, bottom right of map, scale and map key below, inset map titles, top left and bottom right of maps. Measurement marks surround black line and decorative scroll border, directional notations in English, "Longitude East from Washington", bottom right of map. "65." in black, bottom right outside of map. Smudges, right outside of map, toning around edges of map, roughly torn, across top.
Title Johnson's Venezuela, New Granada, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia, Chile and Guiana
Date 1865
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-14.5 W-18 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin US/NY/New York/NYC
Subjects South America
Venezuela
New Granada
Ecuador
Peru
Bolivia
Chile
Guiana