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A map of the British and French settlements in North America / J. Lodge, delin. et sculp.

Image ID: 434853

A map of the British and French settlements in North America / J. Lodge, delin. et sculp. ([1755?])

Image Details

Image Title

:  A map of the British and French settlements in North America / J. Lodge, delin. et sculp.

Creator

: Lodge, John, d. 1796  -- Engraver

Additional Name(s)

: Lodge, John, d. 1796  -- Artist

Published Date

: [1755?]

Item Physical Description

: 1 map ; 27 x 38 cm.

Notes

: "The French Incroachments are shewn by Oblique strokes, and their Forts with two Strokes, the English Forts by a single Stroke." Note 2.) Covers the eastern half of North America from Hudson Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. Note 3.) Includes decorative cartouche, a brief historical note on the English claim to North America and the origins of several colonies. Note 4.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Note 5.) Prime meridian: London. Note 6.) Relief shown pictorially. Note 7.) Shows boundaries, cities and towns, forts, Indian villages and tribal territory, and "Earl Granville's Property."

Standard Reference

: LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 5

Source

: Maps of North America. / Parts

Location

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

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 01-5177

Digital ID

: 434853

Record ID

: 253485

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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