[Map showing Jonathan Carver's travels west of the Great Lakes.]


[Map showing Jonathan Carver's travels west of the Great Lakes.]

Item Information

Title:
[Map showing Jonathan Carver's travels west of the Great Lakes.]
Description:
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.
Cartographer:
Carver, Jonathan, 1710-1780
Former owner:
Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820
Date:
[1766]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
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
Places:
Iowa
Minnesota
Wisconsin
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : [Jonathan Carver]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
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 for the only known copy of a printed but unpublished version of Carver's second manuscript map, engraved by Thomas Kitchin - Bosse)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.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 26 x 34 cm
Scale:
Scale varies
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://explore.bl.uk/BLVU1:LSCOP-ALL:BLL01004987543
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
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