Maps The Mississippi /
Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis
Mississippi River Region
Early Works to 1800
Indians of North America
Mississippi River Region
- The Mississippi /
- Contributor Names
- Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis.
- Joliet, Louis, 1645-1700.
- Created / Published
- [ca. 1682]
- Subject Headings
- - Mississippi River Region--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
- - Indians of North America--Mississippi River Region--Maps--Early works to 1800
- - United States--Mississippi River Region
- - Relief shown pictorially.
- - Shows trees, animals, and names of the Indian nations.
- - Pen-and-ink and watercolor; detached from paper and mounted on cloth backing.
- - "This is the copy of a sketch of the Mississippi River and country, contained in a manuscript map ... has the following title Carte génerale de la France septentrionale, contenant dans la dʹecouverte du pays des Ilinois ... made by the Sieur Jolliet ... our present map ... is one of the first French maps of the Mississippi River ever made, if not the very first one itself."
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
- - Includes a discussion of the origin, significance, and contents of the map.
- - In upper left corner: 229.
- 1 map : ms., col. ; 52 x 35 cm.
- Call Number
- G4042.M5 1682 .F7
- Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- g4042m ct000784 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g4042m.ct000784
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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