Chart of the world, on Mercator's projection : illustrative of the impolicy of slavery


Chart of the world, on Mercator's projection

Item Information

Title:
Chart of the world, on Mercator's projection : illustrative of the impolicy of slavery
Description:
Map showing sugar producing areas where slave labor is used, contrasted with sugar producing areas with which trade is restricted or prohibited because of high duties which protect the sugar of the slave economy. Produced by James Cropper, as an economic argument for the abolition of slavery in the British Empire. Originally published in the Liverpool Mercury in 1823, and published in various other publications through 1828.
Cartographer:
Cropper, James, 1773-1840
Publisher:
Cross, Joseph
Date:
[ca. 1825]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Slavery--Maps
Sugar growing--Maps
World maps
Places:
World
Publisher:
London : J. Cross
Notes (citation):
PJ Mode Collection
Notes:
Date of publication estimated from "J. Whatman" watermark.
Includes explanatory text below map.
Extent:
1 map : hand color ; 11 x 19 cm, on sheet 21 x 26 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:1,400,000 at the equator
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_016071
Call #:
G3201.E9 1825 .C43
Barcode:
39999085941720
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Restrictions: