[Map showing Jonathan Carver's travels west of the Great Lakes.]
- [Map showing Jonathan Carver's travels west of the Great Lakes.]
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.
- 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):
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Compare the only known copy of a printed but unpublished version (Add Ms 8949.42.)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.
- 1 map on 4 sheets : joined, manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 54 x 83 cm
Scale approximately 1:2,000,000
- Catalog Record:
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