Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.88
Object Name Map
Description Thomas Cowperthwait and Samuel Augustus Mitchell, Jr.
Chili, La Plata and Uruguay
Hand-colored lithograph
Philadelphia, 1850

Map with colored elements by Thomas Cowperthwait, publisher, and S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr., publisher: Chile, La Plata, and Uruguay, with inset map of the South Part of Patagonia. 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. "Sataye" top left of map. Some borders, most regions, most mountain ranges, most roads, most rivers, and some bodies of water, colored, some texture, some regions, some mountain ranges, some roads, some rivers, and most bodies of water, not colored, some texture. Title and key, bottom right, inset map title and scale, top right of map. Measurement marks surround black and pink double line border, inset map surrounded by black double line border, directional notation in English, "Longitude East from Washington", bottom of map. Both maps surrounded by decorative black border. "44.", top right outside of map. Toning on edges of map, paper crumbling, left and bottom right corner.
Title Chili, La Plata and Uruguay
Date 1850
Role of Creator Publisher
Creator Cowperthwait, Thomas
Role of Creator 2 Publisher
Creator 2 Mitchell, Jr., S. Augustus
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique lithograph
Dimensions H-17 W-13.75 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin US/PA/Philadelphia
Subjects South America
La Plata