Artifacts & Documents: Maps

1822 Map in the American Journal of Science, Orra White Hitchcock

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Orra White Hitchcock hand-painted hundreds of copies of this map, which were then inserted by hand into each individual copy of the American Journal of Science. This map shows the kinds of rock to be found in the valley and hills along the Connecticut River from Connecticut into Vermont.

Edward and Orra White Hitchcock
paper, ink
Courtesy of:
Historic Deerfield Library, Deerfield, Massachusetts