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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

A New and Accurate Map of the Islands of Cuba; Hispaniola or Santo Domingo, and Porto Rico

 Collection — Box Small Collections Oversize Box 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 01668
Scope and Contents

Two copper engraved maps on one sheet, hand-colored. The maps' cartouches state they are "drawn from the most approved Maps & Charts and Regulated by Astron[mical] Observations." Includes Bahama Islands, the Windward Passage, the Virgin Islands, island place names, map scale, and compass rose. Bodies of water noted: Gulf of Mexico, North Sea, and Atlantic Ocean.

Dates: 1747

Map Collection

Identifier: 01/Mss. 1.06
Scope and Contents

Includes for the most part published maps, 1629-[ongoing].

Maps are described individually and are best discovered using keyword searches (check "include box list"). When requesting maps, please indicate folder and item number.

The description of this collection is in process and is currently underway; new items are being added on an ongoing basis.

Dates: 1629-1991

West India Islands , 1851

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents Map shows the islands of the West Indies (Cuba, Santo Domingo, Puerto Rico, Jamaicathe Leeward and Windward Islands) surrounded by the southern tip of Florida, the Mosquito Coast and Colombia. Relief by harchures.Vingnettes of the city of Kingston, Jamaica, a general view of boats near an island and a depiction of local islanders are shown along with the Seal of Jamaica. John Rapkin - cartographerJohn Rapkin - engraverH. Warren, J. Rogers -...
Dates: 1851