[ISHMap-List] Ebeling and/or Sotzmann manuscript maps

Joel Kovarsky joel at theprimemeridian.com
Fri Apr 17 15:25:26 CEST 2015


I do not have a precise answer but Christophe Ebeling was the one who 
commissioned Sotzmann, and the former's collection was purchased and 
donated to Harvard in 1818, forming the beginnings of their map 
collection (http://oasis.lib.harvard.edu/oasis/deliver/~hou02444). They 
have engraved images online, but you might ask them if they have any of 
the manuscript maps. Maybe someone on this list will have a direct 
answer (and I would be curious myself).


On 4/16/15 4:52 PM, Jay L wrote:
> On this web page http://hcl.harvard.edu/libraries/maps/history.cfm
> /Ebeling enlisted the aid of geographer Daniel Friederich Sotzmann to 
> compile and draft maps for an Atlas von Nordamerika. *While 18 maps 
> were drawn*, only 10 were actually published.../
> Does anyone know if those 18 manuscript maps survive?
> Thanks for your help.
> -- 
> Jay Lester
> Chapel Hill, NC
> North Carolina Map Blog <http://blog.ncmaps.org/>
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