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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.92
Object Name Map
Description Johnson and Ward
Johnson's South America
Hand-colored lithograph
New York, 1863

Map with colored elements by Alvin Jewett Johnson, publisher, and Benjamin J. Ward, publisher: South America, Mexico, Central America, and surrounding territories. 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. "St. Antonio" middle of map. Some South American borders, South American regions, South American mountain ranges, some South American rivers, and some small islands, colored, some texture, most borders, some regions, some rivers, some mountain ranges, some small islands, and bays, not colored, some texture. Black and white image of Cape Horn, bottom right of map, Tropic of Cancer, top left to right of map, Equator, middle left and right of map, Tropic of Capricorn, middle left and right of map, various expedition lines, scattered on map. Title, credit, and scale, bottom left of map. Measurement marks surround black line and decorative black border, directional notations in English, "Longitude East from Washington", bottom of map. "63." and "64.", top and bottom right outside of map.
Title Johnson's South America
Date 1863
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-26.5 W-18 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin US/NY/New York/NYC
Subjects South America