[Map showing Jonathan Carver's travels west of the Great Lakes.]
- [Map showing Jonathan Carver's travels west of the Great Lakes.]
A manuscript map showing Jonathan Carver's travels in the upper Mississippi Valley and west of the Great Lakes. Annotated with his observations and showing some Native American nomenclature.
- Carver, Jonathan, 1710-1780
- Former owner:
- Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820
- British Library
- Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Explorers--United States--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Wisconsin--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Minnesota--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Iowa--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
[Place of production not identified] :
- Notes (date):
Relief shown pictorially
A manuscript copy of Carver's engraved map (see Add Ms 8949.42. for the only known copy of a printed but unpublished version of Carver's second manuscript map, engraved by Thomas Kitchin - Bosse)
Shows blank square at lower right, which is occupied by the dedication on the engraved map
Compare Carver's original manuscript sketch map (see Add Ms 8949.41.)
Bequeathed to the British Museum by Sir Joseph Banks.
Copy at Add Ms 8950.102. Red stamp of British Museum to verso.
- 1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 26 x 34 cm
- Catalog Record:
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