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Title
A map of Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New-York, and the three Delaware Counties / by Lewis Evans
Creator
Evans, Lewis, 1700?-1756, cartographer
Hebert, L., engraver
Contributor
Evans, Lewis, 1700?-1756
Date Created and/or Issued
1749-03-25
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Maps
Rights Information
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Description
Ms. note on verso reads "To Mr. Peter Colenson from his most humble servt. The Author. Philida. June 29, 1749". This is the earliest known Evans map. See Henry N. Stevens' Third Edition of "Lewis Evans, His Map of the Middle British Colonies in America..." London, 1924, Huntington GA407 E9 S82. This volume also contain the Second Edition of Stevens' work printed in 1920, and a facsimile of a reprint of Evans' map done in 1752 with numerous corrections, known here as 18212a. Views of that map are of Steven's reproduction. Governor Pownall in his "Topographical Description of North America", 1776, notes Evans' 1749 map as "printed at Philadelphia 1749.." Distance table. MS note: 18212. Prime meridian: London, Philadelphia. Relief: pictorial. Graphic Scale: Miles. Projection: Pseudocylindrical. Printing Process: Copper engraving.
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 map ; 64 x 49 cm., sheet 66 x 53 cm.
Identifier
144513
433464
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll4/id/7237
Language
English
Subject
North America--Maps
Middle Atlantic States--Maps
Ohio River Valley--Maps
Virginia--Maps
Virginia--Description and travel--Maps
Middle Atlantic States--Description and travel--Maps
Ohio River Valley--Description and travel--Maps
Time Period
1749
Place
North America
United States
New York
Connecticut
Pennsylvania
New Jersey
Delaware
Maryland
Virginia
W 78°
W 73°/N 44°
N 38°
Source
Huntington Rare Book Maps
Maps, Huntington Digital Library
Relation
18212 ; 18195 anal ; 53261

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