map part

map part

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Description (Brief)
This engraved wood block was likely prepared to print an image in the publication "The Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition, During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842." The image was not published with any of the expedition volumes but is of the same style and subject as images in that publication. The image shows part of a map with text reading "Morning Lat. 30 degrees South."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Block
block, printing
Object Type
relief
block printing
Wood Engraving
Date made
1845-56
1845
Associated Name
Wilkes, Charles
engraver
unknown
illustrator
unknown
Measurements
overall: 3 in x 4 in; 7.62 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
1999.0145.309
accession number
1999.0145
catalog number
1999.0145.309
U.S. Exploring Expedition
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Wilkes Blocks
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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