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
Mappa Fluxus et Refluxus rationes in Isthmo America: no inFreto Magellanico, cæterisque Americæ litoribus exhibens.

Mappa Fluxus et Refluxus rationes in Isthmo America: no inFreto Magellanico, cæterisque Americæ litoribus exhibens.

Date: [1665]
Creator: Kircher, Athanasius, 1602-1680
Description: This map shows the western hemisphere including North and South America and the surrounding areas. Bodies of water and geographic features are marked pictorially. There are illustrations of ships in various places around the map.
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
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
America : samt den neuesten Entdeckungen, und Cook Reisen

America : samt den neuesten Entdeckungen, und Cook Reisen

Date: unknown
Creator: Mollo, Tranquillo, 1767-1837
Description: This map shows the Western Hemisphere, focusing on North and Central America (outlined in green) and South America (outlined in purple). There are labels for some regions and to note the location of some native tribes. Bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures).
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
[Maps of the World Based on U.S. Expeditions]

[Maps of the World Based on U.S. Expeditions]

Date: 1852
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868
Description: This sheet includes three separate maps. At the top and bottom of the page, there are circular, connected hemisphere maps showing the east and west hemispheres, and north and south hemispheres respectively. A note at the head of the page says, "The track laid down on Map no. 1, is that of the U.S. Exploring Expedition, in the voyage round the world performed in the years 1838, 39, 40, 41 and 42. The arrows indicate the directions sailed." Continents are labeled and shaded in color. Geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures, spot heights, and pictorially). In the center of the page, there is a map showing recent discoveries in Antarctica with text regarding the expeditions.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
A new Projection of the Western Hemisphere of the Earth on a Plane

A new Projection of the Western Hemisphere of the Earth on a Plane

Date: May 1, 1776
Creator: Hardy, J. & Bowen, Thomas, d. 1790
Description: This map shows the western hemisphere on a projection. The entire map is round with the upper and lower halves formed by inter-connected partial circles. North and Central America (and the northern part of South America) are shown in the top half, and South America is shown in the bottom half. Island chains are shown in left and right wedges. The portion on the left is labeled "Bahama or Lucayos Islands" and the one on the right is labeled "Antilles Leeward or Caribbee I.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
The World, with the Tracts & Discoveries of the Latest Navigators.

The World, with the Tracts & Discoveries of the Latest Navigators.

Date: 1820
Creator: Kelly, Thomas
Description: This map shows the entire world, broken down into two hemispheres (with are connected circles). The western hemisphere is shown to the left and the eastern hemisphere is to the right. Continents, some countries and major cities, and bodies of water are marked and labeled. Additionally, the routes of Captain Cook and other explorers of the late 1700s are noted and labeled.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
America.

America.

Date: unknown
Creator: F. P. Becker & Co.
Description: This map is on a sheet that also contains text and shows the Western hemisphere, primarily the North and South American continents which are outlined in color. Some cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). The text which takes up the left half of the front and right half of the back of the sheet appears to be dictionary definitions starting with "Amerisfoort" and ending with "Anacreon." There are page numbers in the lower corners (30 on the front text page and 29 on the back text page).
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Western Hemisphere.

Western Hemisphere.

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Circular, hand-colored engraving of the Western hemisphere; various colors were used to outline countries and regions in North, Central, and South America.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
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