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A Map of the Open Country of Woman's Heart
1830-1840
Printer:Printed by D. W. Kellogg & Co. , American, 1830 - 1840
Publisher:Published by D. W. Kellogg & Co. , American, 1830 - 1840
After a work by:After a work by A Lady , active 1830 - 1840
Lithography; printer's ink and watercolor on wove paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 7 5/8 x 7 3/4in. (19.4 x 19.7cm) Sheet (height x width): 11 7/8 x 9 1/8in. (30.2 x 23.2cm)
Credit Line: The Newman S. Hungerford Museum Fund
Description: "Map" is in the shape of a heart. Surrounding the Heart are the "COUNTRY OF SOLID WORTH," the "LAND OF OBLIVION," the "SEA OF WEALTH" and the "COUNTRY OF ELIGIBLENESS." Canals, Roads, a "Rail Road," and Rivers run between the "LOVE OF ADMIRATION," the "LOVE OF DISPLAY," the "LOVE OF DRESS," the "Region of SENTIMENT," etc. At the center is the "City and District / OF LOVE."
Cartographic Note: No scale
Inscription: On recto, lithographed title above image, "A Map of"; below image, "THE OPEN COUNTRY OF / WOMAN'S HEART, / Exhibiting its internal communications, and the facilities and dangers to Travellers therein." Features of map are labeled as follows: "COUNTRY OF SOLID WORTH" "LAND OF OBLIVION" "COUNTRY OF ELIGIBLENESS" "SEA OF WEALTH" "City and District / OF LOVE" "PATIENCE / Canal" "Region of / SENTIMENT" "HOPE" "ENTHUSIASM" "GOOD SENSE" "DISCRIMI-/NATION" "PRUDENCE" "PLATONIC / AFFECTION" "FRIEND SHIP" "Dandy's Rest" "R. of Passive Musings" "R. Novel Reading" "Plain of / Susceptibility" "Land of / LOVE OF DRESS" "Pyramids of Fashion" "Feather Hill" "Satin Plains" "R. Drain the Purse" "Cashmere Tambourtin" "Bonnet Ridge" "Land of / LOVE OF DISPLAY" "Belles Maisons" "Promentory of / Golden Fetters" "Old Man's / Darling Bay" "Bay of Establishment" "Jewelry Inlet" "Land of / LOVE OF ADMIRATION" "Mole / Traps" "Province of / Deception" "Rail Road - distance performed with incredible speed" "Beauxton" "R. Flattery" "Lake of / Self Concern" "AFFECTATION" "Testing ground / of Uncertainty" "Land of / COQUETRY" "Caprice" "Fickleness" "Labarinth [sic] of / False Hopes" "Town of / Lady's Privilege" "City of / Moi-Meme" "R. Indulgence - Steam Boat Communication with Moimeme" "Land of / SELFISHNESS" "District No. 1." On verso, lower right, in pencil, accession number
Object Number: 2010.182.2
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