|Title||Karte von Amerika Nach D'Anville und Pownall |
|Detailed view (zoom)||http://content.lib.washington.edu/mapsweb/images/Viewer/G3290_1795_R4.html |
|Cartographer||Reilly, Franz Johann Joseph von, 1766-1820|
|Explorer||Drake, Francis, Sir 1540?-1596|
Dixon, George, 1755?-1800
|Engraver||Ponheimer, Kil. (Kilian)|
|Century Published||18th century|
|Publication Date||1795 |
|Publisher||Reilly, Franz Johann Joseph von 1766-1820|
|Place of Publication||Austria--Vienna |
|Original Source||"Grosse Deutscher Atlas." Reilly, Franz Johann Joseph von. Austria: Franz Johann Joseph von Reilly, 1795. |
|Descriptive Notes||Copper engraving handcolored with watercolor.|
Relief shown pictorially.
Printed in cartouche in lower right corner:
"Karte von Amerika Nach D'Anville und Pownall. New verzeichnet herausgegeben von Franz Joh. Jos. Von Reilly."
Printed beneath border in lower right corner:
"Gastochen von Kil. Ponheimer."
Printed beneath border of map in lower left corner:
"Zu finden im von Reillyschen Landkarten und Kunstwerke Verscheliss Komptoir. Wien 1795."
Printed beneath title cartouche is a legend comparing German miles to other units of distance.
Printed in upper right corner is an inset map of the North Pole, Greenland, Hudson's Bay and Baffin's Bay with the inscription:
"Das Nordliche Polarland."
Printed in the lower left corner is an inset map of the United States with a title cartouche inscription:
"Karte von der Republik der Vereingten Dreyzehen Staaten in Nord Amerika."
Printed beneath title cartouche in inset map of United States is a scale of German miles.
Printed in upper left corner is an inset map of modern-day Alaska and the edge of Russia.
Printed at top of inset map of Alaska:
"Weiter nordroterts konten die Schiffe nicht vordringen, weil in dieser Gegend ein dichtes Eisfeld von Land zu Land von einem Welttheil bis zum andern hin uber reichte."
Printed in lower left corner outside borders:
Main map shows "Quivira" as northwestern region of modern-day United States. Northern California is marked as New Albion or "Neu Albion." Along the far northwest coast of North America are notes about geographical discoveries, explorers' landings and dates including Sir Francis Drake and Captain George Dixon. Title cartouche surrounded by flowers. Areas where Native American tribes reside are indicated throughout the map.
The title cartouche for the inset map of the United States is decorated with flowers, ribbon and leaves. Thsi map shows several states including "Georgien, " "Sud Carolina, " "Nord Carolina, " "Virginien, , " "Pennsylvanien, " "Neu York", Massachusets, " "Connecticut, " and "Neu Main." The Great Lakes are depicted as well as land belonging to various Native American tribes including the "Chikasaws, " "Chaktaw, " and "Chiktaghik."
In the inset map of modern-day Alaska, there are areas marked for various Native American tribes including "Dog Ribbd Oder[illegible]ben Indianer" and "Arathapescow Indianer." Shows the "Arktische Meer" and "Kamtschadalische Meer." Also shows a line marking the Arctic Circle labeled as "Nordlicher Polarzirkel." Depicts the Bering Strait as "Anian Oder Cook Strasse."
In the inset map of North Pole, Baffin's Bay, Hudson's Bay and Greenland, land where the "Eskimaux" live is marked. Greenland is shown as connected to North America.
Scale c.a. 1:19, 500, 000.
[W 150 degrees-W 10 degrees / N 40 degrees - S 40 degrees].
|Contextual Notes||Franz Johann Joseph von Reilly (1766-1820) was a Viennese art dealer, mapmaker and publisher. He was one of the first Austrians to publish an atlas. His works include "Schauplatz der Welt Atlas" (1789-91), "Deutscher Atlas" (1796) and "Atlas Univ." (1799) (Tooley, 533).|
Kilian Ponheimer was an engraver for Reilly's publishing house in Vienna. His works include "Amerika" (1795) and "Switzerland" (1796) (Tooley, 514).
Tooley, Ronald Vere. "Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers." Hertfordshire: Map Collector Publications Limited, 1979.
|Category||Exploration and Discovery|
|Location Depicted||Western Hemisphere|
United States, Northeast
|Subjects (LCSH)||Western Hemisphere--Maps--Early works to 1800; Western Hemisphere--Discovery and exploration; America--Discovery and exploration. |
|Digital Collection||World and Regional Maps, 16th to the 19th centuries|
|Digital ID Number||MAP162 |
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division.|
|Repository Collection||Rare Map Collection. G3290 1795 R4 |
|Physical Description||57 x 75 cm. |
|Condition||Tidelines showing water damage throughout map but especially on right edge. Piece missing from left edge. Small tears throughout map along map's edges. Repair evident on large tear in lower left corner. Large piece of map missing in inset map of Alaska. Written in pencil in lower right corner: "1795." |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original map at 600 dpi in TIFF format, resized and enhanced at 400 ppi using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using ContentDM's software JPEG2000 Extension. 2008. |