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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.63
Object Name Map
Description John Cary
Hampshire
Hand-colored engraving
London, 1787

Map with colored elements by John Cary: Hampshire, a county on the Southern coast of England in the United Kingdom. The regions, cities, towns, et cetera, are clearly identified on the map, larger settlements marked with castle/cathedral icon or green miniature park plan, i.e. "Dogmers field" top right of map. Borders, main roads, parks, and forests, colored, some texture, rivers, small roads, and bodies of water, not colored, some texture. Decorative black and white title and credit cartouche with compass lines and fleur-de-lis, bottom right of map, scale below. Measurements marks surround black double line border, directional notation in English, "Longitude Wst. from London.", bottom right of map. Slight toning on edges, spots, smudges, scattered on surface and back of map, paper damage, left and right crease. Text page attached to back of map.
Title Hampshire
Date 1787
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Cary, John
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-12.25 W-9.75 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin Europe/England/London
Subjects England
Hampshire