Carte de la rivire du Cannada, la Terre Nevf, Cape Britton et la cotte de Lacadie


Carte de la rivire du Cannada, la Terre Nevf, Cape Britton et la cotte de Lacadie

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Title:
Carte de la rivire du Cannada, la Terre Nevf, Cape Britton et la cotte de Lacadie
Title (alt.):
Carte de la riviere du Canada, la Terre Neuf, Cape Breton et la côte de l'Acadie
Carte du golfe et fleuve St. Laurens
Description:
Nautical chart detailing the coasts, rivers, and towns of the Canadian region bounded by Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, the Saint Lawrence River valley to the city of Québec, and the Atlantic coast south to Cape Cod.
Creator:
Olivier, Abel, 1683?-1768
Name on Item:
fait par votre tres humble obéissant serviteur Ábél, Squire [?], anno 1747.
Date:
1747
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Newberry Library
Collection (local):
Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Subjects:
Nautical charts--Canada--Early works to 1800
Nautical charts--New France--Early works to 1800
Coasts--Canada--Maps--Early works to 1800
Coasts--New France--Maps--Early works to 1800
Manuscript maps--Early works to 1800
Canada--Maps--Early works to 1800
New France--Maps--Early works to 1800
St. John's (N.L.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
CanadaNewfoundland and Labrador (province)Saint John's
Notes:
Probably compiled by Abel Olivier, an English ship captain active in French colonial shipping; cf Dict. of Canadian Biog., v. 2.
Title on verso: Carte du Golfe et Fleuve St. Laurens / M. Abel.
Inset in oval border 195 x 210 mm.: Havre St. Jean. Identifies several landowners.
Pen-and-ink and watercolor (green, red, yellow); sectioned and mounted on cloth.
Extent:
1 ms. map : hand col. ; on sheet 511 x 885 mm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:2,050,000]
Language:
French
Catalog Record:
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