Map, "AN/ Accurate/ MAP/ OF/ NORTH AMERICA./ …"

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  • Cartographer: Emanuel Bowen; Engraver: John Gibson
  • London, England
  • 1775
  • Black and White Line Engraving
  • 1977-3

"AN/ Accurate/ MAP/ OF/ NORTH AMERICA./ Describing and distinguishing the/ BRITISH and SPANISH/ Dominions on this great Continent;/ According to the Definitive Treaty/ Concluded at Paris 10th Feby . 1763/ Also all the/ WEST INDIA ISLANDS/ Belonging to, and"

Map of North America. In the upper left is an inset of A Particular Map/ of/ BAFFIN and HUDSON'S/ BAY. An inset of The Passage by Land to/ CALIFORNIA./ Discover'd by/ Father Eusebius Francis Kino a Jesuit:/ between the Years 1698 and 1701,/ before which, and for a Considerable/ Time Since California has always been/ described in all Charts & Maps as an Island is in the lower left corner. The title cartouche in the upper right corner illustrates representations of a Native American male, female, and child surrounded by fauna. In the lower right corner are a scale of distances and an explanation of symbols used on the map contained within a rococo shell and floral frame

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