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North America / performed under the patronage of Louis Duke of Orleans, First Prince of the Blood by the Sieur d'Anville ; greatly improved by Mr. Bolton ; engrav,d by R. W. Seale ; Gravelot, delin. ; Walker, sculp.

Image ID: 489836

North America / performed under the patronage of Louis Duke of Orleans, First Prince of the Blood by the Sieur d'Anville... (1752)

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Image Title

:  North America / performed under the patronage of Louis Duke of Orleans, First Prince of the Blood by the Sieur d'Anville ; greatly improved by Mr. Bolton ; engrav,d by R. W. Seale ; Gravelot, delin. ; Walker, sculp.

Creator

: Bolton, Solomon, d. ca. 1768  -- Cartographer

Additional Name(s)

: Postlethwayt, Malachy, 1707?-1767  -- Author
Walker, Anthony, 1726-1765  -- Engraver
Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782  -- Associated name
Gravelot, Hubert François, 1699-1773 -- Artist
Seale, Richard William -- Engraver
John and Paul Knapton (Firm) -- Publisher

Published Date

: 1752

Item Physical Description

: 1 map : hand col. ; 82 x 83 cm.

Notes

: "Mr. Postlethwayt's Dictionary of commerce." Note 2.) "N.B. This large map of North America was originally engrav'd at Paris, ..." Note 3.) Also shows shoals, banks, and other navigational hazards off the coast of Nova Scotia and in the Caribbean area. Note 4.) Copy in Map Div. 97-6155: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection. Note 5.) Includes historical and descriptive notes, and an inset chart of Baffin Bay and Hudson Bay. Note 6.) Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 550M. Note 7.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Note 8.) Prime meridian: Ferro. Note 9.) Relief shown pictorially. Note 10.) Shows provinces, cities and towns, forts, Indian villages and tribal territory.

Standard Reference

: LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 13

Source

: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases / Charts and maps

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / The Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 97-6155 [LHS 550M]

Digital ID

: 489836

Record ID

: 337851

Digital Item Published

: 5-19-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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