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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 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

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

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

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

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

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

America.

Description: This map shows most of the Western Hemisphere, including North and Central America, South America, and the surrounding oceans and islands. Countries are outlined using various colors. Cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Scale [ca. 1:42,240,000].
Date: unknown
Creator: Dower, John, fl. 1838-1846?
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A New General Map of America.

Description: This map shows the Western Hemisphere, including North America, Central America, and South America as well as the surrounding oceans and island chains. Each of the major areas (including some U.S. states and South American countries) are outlined and shaded in color. Bodies of water and geographic landforms are also marked (with relief shown pictorially). Prime meridian: London.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bown, Emanuel, d. 1767
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The Western Hemisphere

Description: This map shows the Western Hemisphere including North and Central America, South America, and the surrounding areas. Each continent is outlined and shaded in color. Major cities, islands, and regions are labeled. Bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Scale not given.
Date: July 1, 1841
Creator: Cruchley, G. F.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

America.

Description: This map shows most of the Western Hemisphere, including North and Central America, South America, and the surrounding oceans and islands. Countries are outlined using various colors. Cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures).
Date: unknown
Creator: Dower, John, fl. 1838-1846?
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Western Hemisphere

Description: Circular, hand-colored map of the Western Hemisphere showing North and South America; countries in North and Central America are outlined in green and those in South America are outlined in orange. There is also statistical text printed at the bottom of the page, beneath the map.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Western Hemisphere

Description: Circular, hand-colored map of Western Hemisphere showing North and South America. North and Central America countries and regions are outlined in green and South American countries are outlined in orange.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Western Hemisphere.

Description: Circular, hand-colored map of Western Hemisphere showing North and South America.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Western Hemisphere

Description: Circular, hand-colored map showing the western hemisphere.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Western Hemisphere

Description: This map is circular, showing the Western Hemisphere including North and Central America, South America, and the surrounding oceans. Each continent is shaded in different colors. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). At the top of the map, there are two tables giving the comparative lengths of rivers in North and South America as well as a visual representation of sea levels. At the bottom of the map, there are two small, circular maps showing the northern and southern hemisphere and a table giving the comparative heights of the principal mountains in the Western Hemisphere. On the back of the map there is a circular, graphic representation with various, color-coded clocks. The title of the chart is "A Time Table" with additional information: "indicating the difference in time between the principal cities of the world, and also showing their air-line distance from Washington."
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

America

Description: Map of the western hemisphere; it is a hand-colored engraving showing settlements and topography. Countries are outlined in various colors.
Date: 183?
Creator: Arrowsmith, J.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The World

Description: Page from atlas includes maps of both hemispheres along with a description of navigators from 1482-1790: "Chronological account of the most celebrated modern navigators".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Western Hemisphere

Description: This map is circular, showing the Western Hemisphere: North America, Central America, South America and the surrounding oceans. New Zealand and portions of Asia are also included. Several of the countries are labeled but not delineated; North-Central America is outlined in green. The major rivers and mountain ranges are depicted (with relief shown pictorially) and larger islands.
Date: 183u
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library