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The State of Kentucky…

Artist/Maker:
Scoles, John __Engraver ||Payne, John __author ||Low, John __Publisher
Place Made:
New York New York United States of America
Date Made:
1800
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
HOA: 8; WOA: 9 1/2 (sight)
Accession Number:
3306
Description:
John Payne’s A New and Complete System of Universal Geography… published in London and New York was the first publication to include a full set of maps depicting the constituent states of the new United States.

DESCRIPTION: Map showing Kentucky and surrounding territores, items labeled include: counties, rivers, mountain ranges, and towns. Some discoloration to the map.

History:
Published in 1800 in the New York edition of John Payne’s A New and Complete System of Universal Geography…
Credit Line:
Gift of Frank L. Horton