LUCRETIA HYDE BUELL
Map of the World
Lebanon, CT dated 1814
Cartography was one of many disciplines young girls were taught in school. Lucretia, at age 14, meticulously
created this rare highly detailed map of the world as an aid in her study of geography. The bottom cartouche is
inscribed Executed by/ Lucretia H Buell/ Lebonon/ Sept 21, 1814
Lucretia, born in Lebanon CT, Feb. 2, 1800, was the daughter of James Buell and Tryphena Bailey. She married Erastus
Clark about 1817 and they had 7 children. She died in 1860 in Vernon, NY.
Ink and watercolor on paper: 20 3/4" x 26 3/4" with original frame.
STEPHEN & CAROL HUBER
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