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Data Category


Number
 
 
Date
Date of first publication, if known; otherwise ca. to indicate estimated date.

Cartographer
Person credited for drawing map.
Map Title
Printed map title; if untitled, in [ ] brackets.

Publisher
Publishing house
Place of Publication
Location where Atlas/Book/Map published.

Atlas / Book Title
Title of work including the map, when first published.
Some maps were issued separately and only included in composite (or made-up) Atlases.
Engraver
Name of plate engraver.
 
 

Medium
Method used to reproduce the cartographic image.
 
Map Size
Measurement, to the half-centimetre, in width, followed by height.

Scale
Measurement, to the millimetre, of the scale, with indication of Cartographer's measurement reference [e.g. German, English, French miles, leagues, etc.]; estimated scale, where possible.
Area
 
 
 
 

Map Notes
Particular information regarding the publication of the map.
 
 
Map Discription
An attempt to provide a typology of the European maps of Japan in order to trace their development over time.
(Descriptions are taken from Walter.)

Map Comments
Additional information on the map in question.
Description of the Cortazzi Collection maps.
 
Japan Reference
Publications with particular concentration on European maps of Japan.
> List of References

Additional Reference
General reference works, both cartographic and non-cartographic.
> List of References
Privilege
Privilege (similar, in its day, to a copyright) can help to determine approximate time of publication, when otherwise not known.

Map Location
Institution holding a copy or copies of the works containing the map described.
BL: British Library;
BN: Bilbliotheque Nationale;
LC: Library of Congress;
NMM: National Maritime Museum;
SMA: Nederlandsch Historisch Scheepsvaartmuseum;
UBA: Universiteitsbibliotheek Amsterdam;
UL: Universiteitsbibliotheek Leiden
Shelfmark
Call number of the work in question.