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Johnson's Washington Oregon and Idaho, (1863)

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Title Johnson's Washington Oregon and Idaho, (1863)
Identifier WSU 005,202
Creator Johnson and Ward
Date 1864 2000 - 2002
Description 1 map: hand col., 35 x 46 cm. Map publisher Alvin Jewitt Johnson purchased steel plate engravings and copyrights from mapmaker J.H. Colton sometime around 1859. To conserve the plates, Johnson transferred the information from steel to lithographic stone, making updated adjustments/corrections when needed. He also added decorative borders and colors applied by hand to the maps. This map, showing the borders of Washington Territory, the State of Oregon, and the newly formed Territory of...
Subject Washington (State)--Boundaries; Washington Territory; Oregon--Maps; Idaho--Maps; Idaho Territory; Montana
Type Maps
Coverage Washington (State); Oregon; Idaho
Rights Contact Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, for copyright information 509 335-6691
Format Original maps were scanned in color at 600 dpi on a Microtek 9600XL scanner and saved as TIFF files. The TIFF files were converted into the MrSID format at a compression ratio of 12 to 1 using LizardTech's Geospatial Encoder 1.4 software. These MrSid files were then uploaded into the CONTENTdm database at the Washington State University Libraries. image/jpeg
Contributor Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Language English

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