To the Rt. Honble. the Earl of Hillsborough & the rest of the Lords, Commissioners for Trade & Plantations. This Plan is most Humbly Dedicated


To the Rt. Honble. the Earl of Hillsborough & the rest of the Lords, Commissioners for Trade & Plantations. This Plan is most Humbly Dedicated

Item Information

Title:
To the Rt. Honble. the Earl of Hillsborough & the rest of the Lords, Commissioners for Trade & Plantations. This Plan is most Humbly Dedicated
Description:
A printed but unpublished map showing Jonathan Carver's travels in the upper Mississippi Valley and west of the Great Lakes.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
Contributor:
Downshire, Wills Hill, Marquis of, 1718-1793, dedicatee
Contributor:
Kitchin, Thomas, 1718-1784, printmaker
Former owner:
Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820
Name on Item:
By their most Obedient Humble Ser.t Jonathan Carver. 1769.
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:
[London] : [Jonathan Carver]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Relief shown pictorially
The only known copy of a printed but unpublished version of Carver's second manuscript map, engraved by Thomas Kitchin - Bosse. See Add Ms 8950.102. for the manuscript map on which this engraved map is based
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 8949.42. Heavily foxed.
Extent:
1 map : copperplate engraving ; 26 x 34 cm
Scale:
Scale varies
Language:
English
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
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