Title: American homes and gardens
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York : Munn and Co
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
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y the north-eastern states islabeled New Eng-land, though this, to be sure, maybe because owing to the small size ofthese states it was impossible to pre-sent each one. New York occupiesonly the tiniest fragment upon themap and New Jersey and Delawareare quantities almost negligible.Pennsylvania is expanded to a sizemuch greater than it ever possessed,and Virginia and the Carolinas arerepresented by long horizontal stripswhich extend from the seaboard tothe Mississippi River. Mexico, andthe greater part of Central Americaappear in what is much their presentposition, but a puzzling section justnorth of Mexico is labeled NewNavarre, and by far the greater partof the continent is inscribed un-known land. Another English collection includes attainments far above the ordinary. Among the treasures in a noted col- 0val maP samplers are very rare. This fine example a sampler map~of Africa, and it too is lection of samplers in England, there 1S from the Drake Collectlon (Continued on page 192)
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A remarkable map sampler, Eastern and Western hemispheres, worked by A. Mather, 1 802. From the collection of Mr. E. B. Power May, 1913 AMERICAN HOMES AND GARDENS 179
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