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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.74
Object Name Map
Description John Cary
Hand-colored engraving
London, 1787

Map with colored elements by John Cary: Warwickshire, a landlocked non-metropolitan county in the West Midlands region of England. 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. "Seekingdon" top middle of map. Borders, main roads, and parks, colored, some texture, small roads and rivers, not colored, some texture. Decorative black and white title and credit cartouche with compass lines and fleur-de-lis, top right of map, scale below. Measurement marks surround black double line border, directional notation in English, "Longitude Wef(s)t from London.", bottom right of map. Toning on edges of map, water damage, top and bottom left corners, paper damage, right of crease. Text page attached to back of map, toning on edges.
Title Warwickshire
Date 1787
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Cary, John
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-12.25 W-9.625 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin Europe/England/London
Subjects England