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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2015.20.7
Object Name Map
Description "Asher & Adams' Geological Map of the United States and Territories," 1872, copper plate engraving by C. H. Hitchcock and W. P. Blake (cartographers), Asher & Adams (publisher). From Asher and Adams' New Statistical and Topographical Atlas of the United States. With maps showing the dominion of Canada, Europe and the world. Exhibiting a clear topographical view of the United States, from fine copper-plate maps, delineating rivers, landings, railroads, stations, distances, etc. Populations of cities and villages containing three hundred inhabitants and upward, as reported by government census for 1870; populations of counties in several states, the territories, and the dominion of Canada, together with comprehensive statistical tables of the United States and the various countries of the world. Compiled, drawn, and engraved under the supervision of the publishers.


Inscriptions: (lower right): ASHER & ADAMS' / GEOLOGICAL MAP / UNITED STATES / AND / TERRITORIES. BY C. H. HITCHCOCK, A.M. PH.D. & W.P. BLAKE, A.M.
Title Asher & Adams' Geological Map of the United States and Territories
Date 1872
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Hitchcock, Charles Henry
Role of Creator 2 Cartographer
Creator 2 Blake, William Phipps
Role of Creator 3 Publisher
Creator 3 Asher & Adams
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copper plate engraving
Dimensions H-17.5 W-24.25 inches
Credit line Gift of Christopher Matthaei
Subjects United States
Topography
Geology