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Virginia

1823
Origin: America, Maryland, Baltimore
OH: 15" x OW: 21 1/2"
Black and white line engraving with period color
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 2017-172
Main title: "VIRGINIA"
Label:Fielding Lucas worked as an engraver for Henry Charles Carey (Mathew Carey's son) and Isaac Lea (his son-in-law) in Philadelphia before founding his own publishing house in Baltimore. In 1823, Lucas published "General Atlas Containing Maps of All the Known Countries in the World, Constructed from the Latest Authority."

This copy was published in William C. Wooldridge, "Mapping Virginia: From the Age of Exploration to the Civil War" (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012), #194, p. 212.