Copper Map Plate Detail

Image: Copper Map Plate Detail

Detailed Description

A portion of the engraving on the plate used to print points, lines, and text in black ink.

Engravings on the plate are left-to-right reversed. This plate was cleaned and treated to improve the visibility of the engraving. The plate was used to print the Washington [D.C.] and vicinity, 1:31,680-scale topographic map.


Image Dimensions: 667 x 443

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Rolla, MO, US