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Connecticut from the actual Surveys of Warren & Gillet, with the addition of new towns, turnpike roads &c
Surveyor:Surveyed by Moses Warren Jr. , 1762 - 1835
Surveyor:Surveyed by George Gillet , American, 1771 - 1853
Maker:Revised by George Gillet , American, 1771 - 1853
Publisher:Published by Asaph Willard , 1786 - 1880
Draftsman:Drawn by George Gillet , American, 1771 - 1853
Engraving; black printer's ink and watercolors on paper, lined with linen
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 17 3/4 x 21 1/4in. (45.1 x 54cm) Sheet (height x width): 26 3/4 x 24 1/4in. (67.9 x 61.6cm) Mount (height x width): 26 3/4 x 24 1/4in. (67.9 x 61.6cm)
Credit Line: Museum purchase
Gallery Copy: George Gillet was made surveyor general of the State of Connecticut in 1813, following the 1811 publication of Connecticut, From Actual Survey, Made in 1811; By and under the direction of, Moses Warren and George Gillet; and by them Compiled. He spent much of the remainder of his career revising and updating later versions of this important map. These later reissues incorporate a lengthy text, providing population statistics and a brief history and overview of the state. Asaph Willard, who engraved the 1820 version of the map, published most of these later editions.
Description: Map of Connecticut, with the border of Massachusetts to the north, Rhode Island to the east, Long Island and the Long Island Sound to the south, and New York to the west. The state is divided into counties and towns, with turnpike roads, common roads, courthouses and churches included on the map. Elevation is conveyed through hachure marks. Below the map is text about Connecticut's natural features, history, towns and colleges and universities, as well as a population table.
Cartographic Note: Scale: 3 3/4 inches equals 20 miles
Inscription: Recto, right side, printed in black ink: "Connecticut / From the actual Surveys of / WARREN & GILLET / With the addition of new towns, turnpike roads &c by / GEORGE GILLET ESQR. / 1833 / PUBLISHED BY A. WILLARD HARTFORD CON." Left side, printed in black ink: "Reduced & delineated by Geo. Gillet Surveyor Gen." Verso, top left corner, handwritten in black ink: "40,574"
Object Number: 1930.10.0
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