Maps of the Pimeria: Early Cartography of the Southwest, by Jack Mount

19th Century

1811. John Pinkerton. Spanish Dominions in North America
1811. John Pinkerton. Spanish Dominions in North America: Northern Part. Drawn Under the Direction of Mr. Pinkerton by L. Herbert...Neele Sculpt. 352 Strand. London, 1811. Colored map 51 x 70 cm. Scale ca. 1:4,500,000. From John Pinkerton, A Modern Atlas, London, T. Cadell & W. Davis and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, 1815. Map number 43. [G3301 S1 1811 P6]. 1082X766 | 848X600

Tucson is now closer to its modern spelling--on this handsome engraved map it is labeled "Tubson". Although this map is much larger in scale and published 6 years later than Arrowsmith and Lewis', it still is lacking modern features in the Southwest. The Santa Cruz River is not even depicted. However, the Verde River is correctly named and delineated.

Pinkerton (1758-1826) was a geographer and publisher in Edinburgh and is noted for a number of geography books and atlases.

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