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Albert Boschke

 (early/mid 19th century)
Albert Boschke was active/lived in District Of Columbia / Germany.  Albert Boschke is known for map maker, engraver.

Biography   Albert Boschke


A mapmaker whose map of Washington DC, was critical to the defense of the nation's capital during the Civil War, Albert Boschke provided the map in 1861 that was used as the basis for the overall map in planning the defense of the nation's capital.  When he did the map, which measured  132 by 144 cm, Boschke was employed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 

Boschke also did maps of the New York Harbor in 1855.


Source:
http://www.worldmapsonline.com/History/civilwarunionmaps.htm
http://www.lib.noaa.gov/edocs/authors.html#BOSCHKE



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