CARTE DU COURS DE L'OHIO OU DE LA BELLE RIVIERE : Depuis sa Source jusqu'a sa Jonction avec celle d'Ouabache, avec les pays les plus voisins


CARTE DU COURS DE L'OHIO OU DE LA BELLE RIVIERE

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Title:
CARTE DU COURS DE L'OHIO OU DE LA BELLE RIVIERE : Depuis sa Source jusqu'a sa Jonction avec celle d'Ouabache, avec les pays les plus voisins
Description:
The map shows the Ohio and Wabash Rivers. Lake Erie is promient and detail extends eastwards as far as the Potomac River.
Cartographer:
Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Date:
[ca. 1755]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--Erie, Lake--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Ohio River--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Wabash River--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Erie, Lake--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
Wabash River
Erie, Lake
Publisher:
[Paris?] : [Jacques Nicolas Bellin]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Date and cartographer attribution from comparison with manuscript map in the Bibliotheque Nationale de France which is signed and dated by Bellin - see GE C-5183. Detail on the two maps differs slightly and this example, unsigned and undated by the cartographer, has a more elaborate and decorative title cartouche.
Relief is shown pictorially.
Shows decorative title cartouche at upper left containing the scale bar, "Echelle de Lieues Communes de France".
Shows latitude and longitude, "Longitude Occidentale du Meridien de Paris".
Shows forts.
Copy at Add Ms 57,714.1. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXIX. Shows manuscript addition of "1" in pencil at upper right. Shows "A 30/93" in pencil at lower left and "A 54" at lower right. Laid on linen. Label (?) to verso showing "DRAWER 3 SECTION 2" obscured by linen.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 43 x 66 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:1,100,000
Language:
French
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999746
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