Amplissima regionis Mississipi : seu provinciae Ludoviciana à R.P. Ludovico Hennepin Francise Miss. in America Septentrionali anno 1687 detectae, nunc gallorum coloniis et actionum negotiis toto orbe celeberrimae


Amplissima regionis Mississipi

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Title:
Amplissima regionis Mississipi : seu provinciae Ludoviciana à R.P. Ludovico Hennepin Francise Miss. in America Septentrionali anno 1687 detectae, nunc gallorum coloniis et actionum negotiis toto orbe celeberrimae
Title (uniform):
Atlas geographicus major
Description:
Subject: Map of the United States showing the territory of Louisiana stretching west to New Mexico, north into Canada, and east in to New York state. Florida is shown with its territory stretching as far north as Maryland. A vignette near the Ohio River shows Native Americans hunting deer or bison with bows and arrows. Cartouche in upper left shows a priest, perhaps Hennepin, with allegorical figures, with a view of Niagara Falls and beavers below. At far right is a cartouche with a seal above it. The cartouche shows a bison, pelican and a Native American man and woman, the woman carrying an infant on her back in a cradleboard.
Donor:
Tinker, Edward Larocque, 1881-1968
Publisher:
Homann, Johann Baptist, 1663-1724
Date:
[1763?]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
American Antiquarian Society
Collection (local):
American Antiquarian Society Collection
Subjects:
Indians of North America--Pictorial works
American bison--Pictorial works
Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.)--Pictorial works
United States--Maps
Places:
Niagara Falls (waterfall)
Publisher:
[Nuremburg] : Nova tabula edita a Io. Bapt. Homanno S.C.M. geographo, Norimbergae.
Notes:
Relief shown pictorially.
From Homann Erben Atlas geographicvs major, Nuremberg, ca. 1759.
Extent:
1 map : engraving, hand colored ; 49 x 59 cm., on sheet 54 x 62 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:6,500,000]
Language:
Latin
Catalog Record:
http://catalog.mwa.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=489694
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