[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:
Jonathan Carver's sketch map showing his 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:
[ca. 1769]
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:
Shows scale bar at lower right with one inch equal to 32 miles
Compare the only known copy of a printed but unpublished version (Add Ms 8949.42.) engraved by Thomas Kitchin of Carver's second manuscript map (Add Ms 8950.102.) - Bosse
Bequeathed to the British Museum by Sir Joseph Banks.
Copy at Add Ms 8950.41. Laid on linen. Folds into volume.
Extent:
1 map on 4 sheets : joined, manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 54 x 83 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:2,000,000
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://explore.bl.uk/BLVU1:LSCOP-ALL:BLL01004987543
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
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