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Object Name Map
Artist James Stevens
Description Rectangular, ivory-colored map with black decorative border. Black frame attached at top and bottom of map. Printed on map: "A/TOPOGRAPHICAL MAP/OF THE/STATE/OF/RHODE ISLAND/AND/PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS:/SURVEYED/TRIGONOMETRICALLY AND IN DETAIL,/BY/JAMES STEVENS./TOPOGRAPHER AND CIVIL ENGINEER:/NEWPORT, R.I./1831." Includes 1830 Census, miles scale, compass, and "Remarks" at bottom of map. Hanging wire attached to reverse top of map. Written in pencil on reverse top: "S352"
Date 1832
Material paper, linen, ink, wood
Dimensions H-45.5 W-34.5 D-1.5 inches
Makers mark Printed on proper lower left corner: "Published by JAMES STEVENS, Newport, R.I. 1832"
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 1976.55
Provenance Unknown
Source Willard Snow
Received as Gift
Date Received 12/1995