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America

Description: Map of the western hemisphere; it is a hand-colored engraving showing settlements and topography. Countries are outlined in various colors.
Date: 1844
Creator: Arrowsmith, J.
Item Type: Map
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].

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].
Date: 1779
Creator: Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782
Item Type: Map
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].

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].
Date: 1779
Creator: Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782
Item Type: Map
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.

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.
Date: 1817
Creator: Dirección de Hidrografía.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

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

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.
Date: 1780
Creator: Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte de l'Amerique et des Mers voisines

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.
Date: 1763
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Western Hemisphere

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).
Date: unknown
Creator: J. & C. Walker
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Panigloben in Homalographischer Projection

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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lange, Henry, 1821-1893
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Commercial Map of the World

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 different regions or features.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hinman, Russell, 1853-1912
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

L'Amérique : dressée pour l'étude de la géographie

Description: This map shows the western hemisphere including North and South America and the surrounding areas. The continents and different countries are outlined in red and shaded in various colors. Some major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown pictorially). There are illustrations of ships in the oceans and of various objects around the title in the lower left corner. There are columns of text to the left and right of the map including information regarding "Suite, sur les Peuples de l'Afrique," "Analyse: De la Carte générale de l'Amérique," and "Note historique." The number '48' is in the upper corner of the left column of text.
Date: 1790
Creator: Brion de la Tour, Louis
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The World on a Globular Projection

Description: This sheet includes a map of the northern and southern hemispheres shown as connected circles. The continents are shaded in colors and labeled including some countries, cities, and bodies of water. At the bottom of the page is "A Chart, exhibiting the progress of Christianity from the birth of our Saviour to the present time" broken down by continents.
Date: October 13, 1830
Creator: D.F. Robinson & Co. (Hartford, Conn.)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

America : samt den neuesten Entdeckungen, und Cook Reisen

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).
Date: unknown
Creator: Mollo, Tranquillo, 1767-1837
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

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

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.
Date: 1852
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

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.
Date: May 1, 1776
Creator: Hardy, J. & Bowen, Thomas, d. 1790
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mappemonde suivant la projection de Mercator

Description: This map uses Mercator projection and shows the entire world. Major regions (North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia) are shaded in different colors. Some cities are noted and countries labeled (but not delineated). Bodies of water and other geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures).
Date: unknown
Creator: Jacobs, S. & Fremin, A. R.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Planisphere physique, où l'on voit du Pole Septentrional ce que l'on connoit de terres et de mers : avec les grandes chaines de montagnes qui traversent le globe

Description: This map shows the world as a physical planisphere projection, as viewed from the North Pole. Some geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Prime meridian: Isle de Fer.
Date: 1752
Creator: Bauche, Philippe, 1700-1773 & Schenk Jansz, Leonard, 1732-1800
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

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

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.
Date: 1820
Creator: Kelly, Thomas
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

America.

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).
Date: unknown
Creator: F. P. Becker & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The Principal Ocean Trade Routes of the World

Description: This map shows the world with major trade routes marked. The routes are shown in red lines and black dotted lines with labels and some notes regarding transit times. Major cities and exports are labeled; bodies of water and geographic features are also marked (with relief shown in hachures). There is text beneath the map labeled "Questions on the Map." Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. On the back of the map there are two pages of text. On the left, the text is titled "Physical Geography -- General Review" and includes general questions about geography. The text on the right page is labeled "Abyssinia. -- Negro Africa: South Central Africa and African Islands" and includes general information about the geography and commerce of Africa.
Date: 1885
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Western Hemisphere.

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

[Western Hemisphere]

Description: This map is a projection showing parts of the western hemisphere including southern North America, Central America, and most of South America. Countries are outlined using various colors. Some major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). There are some textual notes in the lower left corner (outside the borders of the map).
Date: unknown
Creator: J. & C. Walker
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A New and Accurate Map of the World, Comprehending all the New Discoveries, in Both Hemispheres, carefully brought down to the Present Time.

Description: This map shows the entire world in two round depictions of the Eastern and Western Hemispheres, respectively. Each of the major regions is outlined, shaded, and labeled. Major rivers and islands are marked. There are several small drawings around the outside of the map showing "Geographical Circles," the "Solar System," and the "Terrestrial Globe."
Date: unknown
Creator: Baldwyn, George Augustus
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library