Map of the World Showing the Tracks of the U.S. Exploring Expedition in 1838.39.40.41.42.

Map of the World Showing the Tracks of the U.S. Exploring Expedition in 1838.39.40.41.42.

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Description (Brief)
This engraved printing plate was prepared to print an image of "Map of the World Showing the Tracks of the U.S. Exploring Expedition in 1838.39.40.41.42" for the publication "The Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition, During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842," 1844, Volume 1, frontispiece, in the edition Philadelphia : Lea and Blanchard, 1845. The engraving was produced by Edward Yeager.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Plate
Map
plate
map
plate, printing
Object Type
Engraving
Date made
1845
Associated Name
Wilkes, Charles
original artist
unknown
graphic artist
Yeager, Edw.
printer
Sherman, C.
publisher
Lea & Blanchard
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 25.3 cm x 38 cm; 9 15/16 in x 14 15/16 in
ID Number
1999.0145.399
accession number
1999.0145
catalog number
1999.0145.399
U.S. Exploring Expedition
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Wilkes Blocks
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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