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Place of creation
Scope and content
This map shows the east coast of America from Chesapeake Bay to south of Cape "Francois".
Conditions of access
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
603 Item no. assigned by LAC 603
Credit the Library and Archives Canada..
Creator / Provenance
Illustrated with sailing ships and coats of arms.
Includes a decorative cartouche showing six natives; 9.6 x 21.0. Also a cartouche surrounding the scale and ships sailing the "Mer Des Nort".
On verso: 2 pages of Text entitled "Floride" with p.10 in upper right corner. Signature "Amerique K".
From: Appendice de la I & II Parties du Theatre du Monde.
This map became somewhat of a "mother" map because of its accuracy. Jansoon in 1641 copied it almost exactly. The N.M.C. holds 3 copies of this map. One is on page 193 of Vol. II of Blaeu's 1650 edition of: Le Theatre du Monde. Another copy is located in Vol. II of the 1645 edition of the atlas.
Releif shown pictorially.
Cartographic math note
Citation / reference note
Cumming: "The Southeast in Early Maps", no. 41.
Goss, "The Mapping of North America: three centuries of map-making 1500-1860", Entry 31
Availability of other formats note
1. Florida - Maps - Early works to 1800.
2. Virginia - Maps - Early works to 1800.
3. Georgia - Maps - Early works to 1800.
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