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America

America

Date: 1844
Creator: Arrowsmith, J.
Description: Map of the western hemisphere; it is a hand-colored engraving showing settlements and topography. Countries are outlined in various colors.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Carte qui représent la parte méridionale du Brésil et du Pérou, le Chili septentrional et le Paraguay : ce qui fait la partie de milieu de L'Amérique Méridionale [South America - Sheet 2].

Carte qui représent la parte méridionale du Brésil et du Pérou, le Chili septentrional et le Paraguay : ce qui fait la partie de milieu de L'Amérique Méridionale [South America - Sheet 2].

Date: 1779
Creator: Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782
Description: Map shows the geography and late eighteenth century settlements in the southern half of the South American continent. Includes historical notes. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:6,500,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Carte du Chili méridional, du Rio de la Plata des Patagons, et du Détroit de Magellan : ce qui fait l'extremité australe de l'Amérique Meridle [South America - Sheet 3].

Carte du Chili méridional, du Rio de la Plata des Patagons, et du Détroit de Magellan : ce qui fait l'extremité australe de l'Amérique Meridle [South America - Sheet 3].

Date: 1779
Creator: Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782
Description: Map shows the geography and late eighteenth century settlements in the southern half of the South American continent. Includes historical notes and "Note pour les tres cartes du l'Amérique. Méridionale." Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:6,500,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Tercera hoja que comprende la parte de las costa de Tierra Firme islas adyacentes : entre los meridianos de 63 [grados] 30ʹ y 68 [grados] 44ʹ al ocidental de Cadiz.

Tercera hoja que comprende la parte de las costa de Tierra Firme islas adyacentes : entre los meridianos de 63 [grados] 30ʹ y 68 [grados] 44ʹ al ocidental de Cadiz.

Date: 1817
Creator: Dirección de Hidrografía.
Description: Map shows coastline details from the Rio Grande de Magadalena to the Peninsula de Paraguana, including islands, bays and peninsulas along the the Gulf of Maracaibo. Includes "Nota" about soundings. Inset: "Rio Grande de la Magdalena, desde su desembocadura á el mar hasta la ysla del Escribano" [Rio Grande de la Magdalena, from where it flows into the sea to the island of the author]. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings and gradient tints. Scale not given.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Carte du golphe du Méxique et des isles Antilles: reduite de la grande carte angloise de Popple.

Carte du golphe du Méxique et des isles Antilles: reduite de la grande carte angloise de Popple.

Date: 1780
Creator: Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773
Description: Map showing inland settlements of coastal lands of the North, Central, and South Americas along the Gulf of Mexico; Gulf and Pacific coasts of New Spain; islands and ship channels of the Caribbean and Atlantic areas including the West Indies and Bermuda. Includes text and color key to European possessions; key to rivers in the Gulf of Panama. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
2a. Hoja que comprehende la parte de Costa Tierra Firme é islas adyacentes : Entre los meridianos de 58 [grados] 47ʹ y 63 [grados] 49ʹ al ocidente de Cadiz.

2a. Hoja que comprehende la parte de Costa Tierra Firme é islas adyacentes : Entre los meridianos de 58 [grados] 47ʹ y 63 [grados] 49ʹ al ocidente de Cadiz.

Date: 1816
Creator: Dirección de Hidrografía.
Description: Map shows Venezuela's northern shorelines and nearby islands in the Caribbean. Includes "Nota" about soundings. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Carte de l'Amerique et des Mers voisines

Carte de l'Amerique et des Mers voisines

Date: 1763
Creator: unknown
Description: This map shows the western hemisphere including North and South America and western portions of Europe and Africa. Some countries are labeled and bodies of water and geographic features are also marked (with relief shown pictorially). Prime Meridian: Paris.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Western Hemisphere

Western Hemisphere

Date: unknown
Creator: J. & C. Walker
Description: This map is circular and shows the western hemisphere including North and South America and the surrounding oceans and island chains. Various regions and countries are outlined in color. Some major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). At the bottom of the page, there are statistics regarding animals on the globe and vegetables (on the left of the page), and a table of the highest mountains (on the right of the page).
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Panigloben in Homalographischer Projection

Panigloben in Homalographischer Projection

Date: unknown
Creator: Lange, Henry, 1821-1893
Description: This map shows the world in two circular hemispheres. Continents and some countries are labeled. Bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). There is an ancillary map at the bottom of the page showing the North Pole, labeled "Länder um den Nord-Pol in Stereographischer Polarprojection." To either side of the ancillary map, there are colored charts comparing the heights of world mountains; they are labeled "Höhen auf der Westlichen Halbkugel" and "Höhen auf der Östlichen Halbkugel." Scale 1:94,000,000.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Commercial Map of the World

Commercial Map of the World

Date: unknown
Creator: Hinman, Russell, 1853-1912
Description: This sheet includes multiple maps; on the front is a commercial map of the world. The commercial map is color-coded to show different aspects of commerce (the key is in the lower right corner) and also uses red and black lines to mark trade and communication routes as well as ocean currents (the key is in the lower left corner). Additionally, red text marks the locations of products and industries across the world. Bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). On the back of the commercial map, there are multiple other maps on two pages. The page on the left has a central political map of the world labeled "The World To-Day" and is surrounded by maps showing portions of the world from different time periods. On the right half, there are four maps: a small inset of "Ancient Rome" in the upper left corner, "Italy at the time of Augustus" in the upper right corner, "Greece at the time of Pericles" in the middle of the page and to the left, and "Palestine, Lower Egypt and part of Arabia, A.D. 70" at the bottom. All of the maps use colored shading to mark ...
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
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