Colton's Mexico

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This map shows Mexico and the surrounding areas. Each Mexican state is labeled and shaded using various colors. Cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). There is an inset in the lower left corner titled "Territory and Isthmus of Tehuantepec." Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 28 x 36 cm.

Creation Information

G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. 1876.

Context

This map is part of the collection entitled: Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington and was provided by University of Texas at Arlington Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 75 times . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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  • G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
    Publisher Info: "Published by G.W. (and) C.B. Colton & Co. No. 172 William St. New York."
    Place of Publication: New York

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Description

This map shows Mexico and the surrounding areas. Each Mexican state is labeled and shaded using various colors. Cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). There is an inset in the lower left corner titled "Territory and Isthmus of Tehuantepec."

Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 28 x 36 cm.

Notes

"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1854 by J.H. Colton in the Clerks Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York."

From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.

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  • Call Number: 126/12 00329
  • Accession or Local Control No: UTA_970011
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth50309

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

This map collection from the University of Texas at Arlington features more than 5,000 maps that document the greater Southwest. The collection includes maps dating from 1493 to the present and features noted cartographers.

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  • 1876

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  • Oct. 11, 2009, 12:06 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. Colton's Mexico, map, 1876; New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth50309/: accessed October 1, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.