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Johnson's North America
Johnson's North America
TitleJohnson's North America
DescriptionMap of all land forms in the northern half of the western hemisphere, including the farthest reaches of northern Canada, the west coast of Greenland, the United States, Mexico, Central America, and the Bahama Islands, with states or provinces shown in the largest countries. Indian tribe locations are indicated on the United States map. Cities, rivers, major roads, and some railroad lines are shown.
Dimensions16 x 25 in.
NotesMap is identical to plates 15 and 16 in "Johnson's New Illustrated Family Atlas" (maps compiled, drawn, and engraved under the supervision of J. H. Colton and A. J. Johnson, 1864). See Ristow, Walter W., "Early American Atlases and Their Publishers" in "Images of the World Atlas through History," ed. John A. Wolter, 1996.
Location DepictedNorth America
Central America
CreatorJohnson and Ward
Call NumberSC117, Series 4-12: U.S. & States #1 (drawer)
Indigenous peoples
Local SubjectCentral America
North America
Native Americans
SourceProbably Johnson's New Illustrated Family Atlas, plates 15 and 16
Digital FormatTIFF displayed as JPEG 2000
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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Item ID162757
Item TypeMap
CONTENTdm number1535
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