A New Map of the United States with the Additional Territories on an Improved Plan

A New Map of the United States with the Additional Territories on an Improved Plan

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Description (Brief)
Black and white print; political cartoon depicting a map of the United States in 1828. A large turtle and alligator are featured at center with several caricatures riding or standing on each of them, expressing views regarding the John Quincy Adams administration. In the background is a mountain range with two groups of Indians commenting on American life.
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Object Name
Object Type
date made
ca 1829
Imbert, Anthony
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
image: 10 1/4 in x 12 3/4 in; 26.035 cm x 32.385 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
Patriotism and Patriotic Symbols
U.S. National Government, legislative branch
Chronology: 1820-1829
U.S. National Government, executive branch
Native Americans
Wild Animals
Communication, newspapers
Political Caricatures
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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