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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.83
Object Name Map
Description Johnson and Ward
Johnson's Florida
Hand-colored lithograph
New York, 1865

Map with colored elements by Alvin Jewett Johnson, publisher, and Benjamin P. Ward, publisher: Florida, Southern Georgia and Alabama, with inset map of the Florida Keys. The towns, cities, counties, et cetera, are clearly identified on the map, larger settlements marked with black round dot or black dot with radiating dots, i.e. "Jasper" top middle of map. Florida state line, most counties, most swamps, some roads, some canals, and some bodies of water, colored, some texture, most borders, some counties, some swamps, railroads, some roads, some canals, rivers, and most bodies of water, not colored, some texture. Title and credit, middle left of map, scale below, inset map title, bottom right of map. Measurment marks surround black line border, directional notations in English, "Longitude West from Washington.", bottom of map. Both maps surrounded by decorative black border. Foxing spots scattered on surface and toning around edges, page crease, middle right of map, roughly torn, across top.
Title Johnson's Florida
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-14.375 W-18 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin US/NY/New York/NYC
Subjects United States
Florida