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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.80
Object Name Map
Description S. Augustus Mitchell
Map of New Granada, Venezuela and Guiana/Map of Peru and Ecuador
Hand-colored lithograph
Philadelphia, 1860

Three maps with colored elements by S. Augustus Mitchell: Map of New Granada, Venezuela and Guiana, Map of Peru and Ecuador. The regions, cities, towns, et cetera, are clearly identified on the map, larger settlements marked with navy round dot or navy dot with radiating dots, i.e. "Caracas" top middle of map. Most borders, most regions, and some mountain ranges, colored, some texture, some borders, some regions, mountain ranges, rivers, and bodies of water. Titles and scales, top right, bottom left, and bottom right of map. Measurement marks surround navy double line border, directional notations in English on each map, "Longitude East from Washington", bottom right of bottom map. Three maps surrounded by navy floral and ribbon border. "51.", ink navy, top right above map. Toning on edges of map, torn corner, top left of map.
Title Map of New Granada, Venezuela and Guiana/Map of Peru and Ecuador
Date 1860
Role of Creator Publisher
Creator Mitchell, Jr., S. Augustus
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique lithograph
Dimensions H-15.25 W-12.5 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin US/PA/Philadelphia
Subjects South America
New Granada
Ecuador
Guiana
Peru
Argentine Confederation
Venezuela