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North America, performed under the patronage of Louis Duke of Orleans, First Prince of the Blood;

North America, performed under the patronage of Louis Duke of Orleans, First Prince of the Blood;

 
 
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Summary

Scale ca. 1:6,000,000.
Hand colored.
Relief shown pictorially.
Shows provinces, cities and towns, forts, Indian villages and tribal territory.
Also shows shoals, banks, and other navigational hazards off the coast of Nova Scotia and in the Caribbean area.
Originally issued in 4 plates. LC copy mounted as 1 map.
LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 13
"N.B. This large map of North America was originally engrav'd at Paris, ..."
Includes historical and descriptive notes, and an inset chart of Baffin Bay and Hudson Bay.
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Vault
AACR2: 100; 651/1; 700/1; 700/2; 700/3; 710/6

date_range

Date

01/01/1752
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Contributors

Bolton, Solomon, -approximately 1768.
Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782.
Seale, Richard William.
Postlethwayt, Malachy, 1707?-1767.
Gravelot, Hubert François, 1699-1773.
Walker, Anthony, 1726-1765.
John and Paul Knapton (Firm)
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