|Title||Western Hemisphere |
|Detailed view (zoom)||http://content.lib.washington.edu/mapsweb/images/Viewer/G3290_1799_C3.html |
|Cartographer||Cary, John, ca. 1754-1835|
|Engraver||Cary, John, ca. 1754-1835|
|Century Published||18th century|
|Publication Date||1799 |
|Publisher||Cary, John c.a. 1754-1835|
|Place of Publication||England--London |
|Original Source||"New Universal Atlas." Cary, John. London: J. Cary (Engraver and mapseller), 1799. |
|Descriptive Notes||Copper engraving handcolored with watercolor.|
Relief shown pictorially.
Printed at top of map:
"The Western Hemisphere."
Printed beneath map outside border:
"London: Published by J. Cary Engraver 7 Mapselleter No. 181 Strand Augst. 1 1799."
Printed next to the Sandwich Isles:
Here Captn. Cook was killed by the Natives Feb. 14 1779 & Captn. Clerke succeeded him in the command of the Resolution."
Printed at latitude 70 degrees north and longitude 110 degrees west:
"The Sea seen by Mr. Hearne 1771."
Printed at latitude 70 degrees north and longitude 130 degrees west:
"The Sea seen by Mr. Mackenzie 1789."
Printed in upper right corner:
Shows exploration routes and dates of many explorers including: Captain James Cook in the 1760s and 1770s, Jean-Francois de la Perouse in 1786 and 1788, George Vancouver in 1791-2, and Captain Charles Clerke in 1779. Also shows Lieutenant Richard Pickersgill's trade route in the north Atlantic Ocean. Shows areas where various Native American tribes live in modern-day Canada. Depicts Greenland as connected to North America. Includes lines marking the Arctic and Antarctic Circles. Shows large area of northwestern modern-day U.S. as "Doegg Nation" with an unnamed lake. Shows Mount Olympus, Mount Baker, and Mount Hood in the Pacific Northwest.
Scale c.a. 1:46, 000, 000.
[E 160 degrees-W 20 degrees / N 90 degrees-S 90 degrees].
|Contextual Notes||John Cary was an English cartographer, engraver, globe maker and publisher in London. He served as an apprentice to William Palmer in 1770. He published many county and foreign atlases. He was also commissioned to create a survey of English roads which he completed in 1794. His works include: "New and Correct English Atlas" (1787 with editions to 1831), "Travellers Companion" (1790-1828), "Globes" (1799), "New Universal Atlas" (1808), and "England and Wales Scale half inch to mile for Post Office" (1832).|
Source(s): "Digital Collections - Maps - Cary, John, ca. 1754-1835. The Western Hemisphere [cartographic material]." National Library of Australia. 2008.
Tooley, Ronald Vere. "Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers." Hertfordshire: Map Collector Publications Limited, 1979.
|Category||Exploration and Discovery|
|Location Depicted||Western Hemisphere|
|Subjects (LCSH)||Western Hemisphere--Maps--Early works to 1800; Western Hemisphere--Discovery and exploration |
|Digital Collection||World and Regional Maps, 16th to the 19th centuries|
|Digital ID Number||MAP161 |
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division.|
|Repository Collection||Rare Map Collection. G3290 1799 C3 |
|Physical Description||44 cm. diameter, on sheet 55 x 52 cm. |
|Condition||Has binder's guard. Faint brown stains at bottom of centerfold. Original call number written in ink in lower left corner. Blue ink stamped in lower left and lower right corners: "Library University of Washington Seattle." Red pencil mark in lower left. Original call number written in pencil on verso in lower left corner. |
|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. |
|References||University of Virginia Special Collections, G3290 1799 C3. National Library of Australia, http://nla.gov.au/nla.map-rm14 . |