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

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.

Physical Description

1 map ; 23 cm diam., on sheet 27 x 24 cm.

Creation Information

Hardy, J. & Bowen, Thomas, d. 1790 May 1, 1776.

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 169 times . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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  • Hardy, J. "by J. Hardy (Teacher of Mathematics & Writing Master) at Eton College."

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  • Francis Newbery
    Publisher Info: Newbery, Francis, 1743-1818; "Publish'd According to Act of Parliament by F. Newbery, Ludgate Street, May 1st. 1776"
    Place of Publication: [London, England]

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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.

Physical Description

1 map ; 23 cm diam., on sheet 27 x 24 cm.

Notes

Full title on map: A new Projection of the Western Hemisphere of the Earth on a Plane (shewing the proportions of its several parts nearly as on a Globe)

From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.

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  • Call Number: 127/17 00642
  • Accession or Local Control No: UTA_894501
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth50393

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

Funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities "We the People" grant, this collection showcases maps from the Gulf Coast region and the greater Southwest.

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  • May 1, 1776

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  • Oct. 11, 2009, 12:06 a.m.

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Hardy, J. & Bowen, Thomas, d. 1790. A new Projection of the Western Hemisphere of the Earth on a Plane, map, May 1, 1776; [London, England]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth50393/: accessed July 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.