Craven County Digital History Exhibit

Unknown. A New Map of North Carolina (1856-1857) 

Accession Number TP.1987.038.001

Title

Map: A New Map of North Carolina…

 

Maker

Artist/ cartographer: Unknown

Engraver/lithographer: Unknown

Printer/ publisher: Charles Desilver

 

Material

Wove paper, colored inks

 

Origin

Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

 

Date:

Drawn 1856; published 1857

 

Dimensions:

Paper: 13 ¾” X 17 ¼”

Plate:  n/a

Image: 11 5/8” X 13 13/16”

Insets: 1. New Bern and the Neuse and Trent Rivers. Size: 2 ¾” X 4 ¼”

    2. “Gold Region” Size: 3 5/8” X 5 5/8”

 

Description:

Hand-colored lithograph, map of North Carolina counties: A New Map of NTH. CAROLINA With Its Canals, Roads & Distances from place to place, along the Stage & Steam Boat Routes. Published by Charles Desilver, No 251 Market Street, Philadelphia [title, lower right corner]  | 18 [lower right corner]  | Several insets: New Bern and the Neuse and Trent Rivers [inset, upper left], Table of Steamboat Routes and Distances from New Bern [inset, upper center]  | Profile of the Dismal Swamp Canal [inset upper right]   |   Gold Region [lower left].

 

Source:

Purchase

 

Relation:

 

 

Comments:

 

 

Language:

En

 

Rights:

Permission to use the photograph must be obtained in writing from Tryon Palace Historic Sites & Gardens, New Bern, North Carolina. It must be accompanied by the caption” From the collection of Tryon Palace Historic Sites & Gardens, New Bern, North Carolina; North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, Division of Archive and History.”

Map Image:

 


Images scanned by Dean Knight
Text prepared by Nancy Richards and Victor T. Jones, Jr.

Last edited: November 20, 2014

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