Map of the World, 1811

1811
Abby Perkins (American, 19th century)


Place of Creation: Chelsea (now Norwich), Connecticut, United States

Dimensions

Sheet: 45.4 x 68.9 cm (17 7/8 x 27 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1995.768

Medium or Technique

Pen and ink and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Double map

Inscription

Inscribed at top in pen and ink: Chart of the World, Abby Perkins, Chelsea, October 14th 1811. (Chelsea is now Norwich, Conn.)

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport by 1950; Gift to MFA November 15, 1995

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875