Map of Kentucky and Tennessee, engraved by Henry S. Tanner and Assistants, published by Henry S. Tanner, Philadelphia, 1823. From "A New American Atlas " by Henry S. Tanner. Copper plate engraving with hand coloring of Kentucky and Tennessee depicting towns, roads, county lines, names of counties, rivers, mountains, and railroads. Points of interest include a notation on the location of the Cherokee, lower right of Tennessee, and the boundaries of the yet to be founded Fayette County, lower left of Tennessee. Title, top center of map, scales of miles and explanation, lower center of map. "Longitude West from Washington", centered above map, "Longitude West from Greenwich", centered below map. Map surrounded by scale notations and triple line border. Housed in a contemporary wooden frame. Image – 21 1/4" H x 28 1/8" W. Sight – 22 3/4" H x 29 1/2" W. Framed – 29 1/2" H x 37" W. American, early 19th century. Provenance: Collection of Charles and Ann Wells, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Toning impression of map, visible on surface of sheet. Minute foxing spots, scattered on surface of sheet. Not examined out of frame.
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