Johnson's Central America

Material Information

Johnson's Central America
Portion of title:
Central America
Johnson and Ward ( cartographer )
Johnson, A. J ( Alvin Jewett ), 1827-1884
Colton, J. H ( Joseph Hutchins ), 1800-1893
Place of Publication:
New York
Johnson and Ward
Publication Date:
Physical Description:
1 map : color ; 29.2 x 36.5 cm, on sheet 34.8 x 45.8 cm
Scale approximately 1:2,500,000 ; Scale of miles


Subjects / Keywords:
Maps -- Central America ( lcsh )
Maps -- Cuba ( lcsh )
Maps -- Jamaica ( lcsh )
Central America ( fast )
Cuba ( fast )
Jamaica ( fast )
América Central ( bidex )
Maps ( aat )
Mapas ( qlsp )
single map ( marcgt )
indexed ( marcgt )
20 x -94.5, 6.75 x -94.5, 6.75 x -76.75, 20 x -76.75 ( Map Coverage )


List of geographical atlases in the Library of Congress, 837.
General Note:
Steel engraving, hand colored.
General Note:
Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines and soundings.
General Note:
Shows cities, rivers, provinces and historical notes. Also includes a portion of Cuba and Jamaica.
General Note:
"61"--Right bottom.
General Note:
Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
General Note:
Includes 5 insets with scale bars: Isthmus of Panama -- Harbor of San Juan de Nicaragua -- The "Nicaragua Route" -- Manzanilla I. Aspinwall City Navy Bay -- City of Panama.
General Note:
Text on verso: "Historical and statistical view of the United States, 1860."
General Note:
Map extends past neat lines into Johnson's intricate strapwork border design.
General Note:
Date of map derived from Johnson Map Project website, (cf. Johnson and Ward statement of responsibility with plain block letters and strapwork border design no. 1 indicates date of 1862.
General Note:
From: Johnson's new illustrated family atlas ... compiled, drawn & engraved under the supervision of J.H. Colton and A.J. Johnson / New York : Johnson and Ward, 1862.
Statement of Responsibility:
by Johnson and Ward.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
UF Map Library
Rights Management:
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Resource Identifier:
on10898 ( NOTIS )
1089812623 ( OCLC )
036749049 ( ALEPH )
G4800 1862 .J6 ( lcc )

Related Items

Related Item:
Johnson's new illustrated family atlas.