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Publication: [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania?] : [John Grigg?], [1828?]

Physical Description:1 map : hand colored ; 25 x 21 cm, on sheet 29 x 24 cm

Cartographic Mathematical Data: Scale approximately 1:20,000,000, (E 32°19ʹ00ʺ--E 73°02ʹ00ʺ/N 51°56ʹ00ʺ--N 9°47ʹ00ʺ).

Notes: Shows Persia and covers from Suez east to the Gulf of Cambay and India and from Siberia south to the Gulf of Aden. Includes modern day nations of Saudia Arabia, Yemen, Oman, Iran, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan along with parts of Pakistan and Kazakhstan. Noted are Ruins of Persepolis and the Ruins of Babylon. Also included are some towns, rivers, mountains, islands and various other important topographical details.

Relief shown pictorially.

Prime meridian: Washington and London.

Hand colored in pink, yellow, green, and blue to define territories and regional areas.

"J.H. Young Sc."

Map may have been separated from Malte-Brun, Conrad, 1775-1826. A new general atlas exhibiting the five great divisions of the globe, Europe, Asia, Africa, America and Oceanica. Philadelphia : John Grigg, 1828. Cartographer is believed to be T. G. Bradford. Engraver is known to be J. H. Young.

University of Nebraska Omaha Notes: UNO Libraries circumstantial evidence suggests mapmaker Anthony Finley may also have been involved with the creation of this map.


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