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Map of the World, 1811

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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

1811

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

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