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A New map of the whole continent of America, divided into North and South and West Indies. : Wherein are exactly described the United States of North America as well as the several European possessions according to the preliminaries of peace signed at Versailles Jan. 20, 1783

Subject: Map of the Western Hemisphere. Includes cartouche at bottom right with a native headpiece and quiver, a beaver and a crocodile or alligator, set in a landscape.

Metadata

Creator

Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782

Donor

Frost, Donald McKay, 1877-1958

Publisher

Sayer, Robert

Date

1786

Name on Item

compiled from Mr. d'Anville's maps of that continent, with the addition of the Spanish discoveries in 1775 to the north of California & corrected in the several parts belonging to Great Britain from the original materials of Governor Pownall, M.P.

Publisher

Printed for Robt. Sayer, map, chart & printseller, no. 53 Fleet Street, as the Act directs

Scale

Scale [ca. 1:12,000,000]

Language

English

Location

American Antiquarian Society

Collection (local)

American Antiquarian Society Collection

Subjects
  • North America--Maps
  • South America--Maps
Places
  • North America
  • North and Central America
  • South America
Extent

1 map on 4 sheets : engraving, hand colored ; 104 x 119 cm., on sheets 55 x 62 cm. or smaller

Terms and License
  • Public Domain/No known restrictions on use. Contact host institution to download image.
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Notes
  • Prime meridian: Ferro.
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • Inset: The supplement to North America containing the countries adjoining to Baffins & Hudsons bays.
  • "The continent and islands of America possessed by the European nations are as follows ... "

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