Maps Carte du Canada et des Etats-Unis de l'Amérique Septentrionale /

Format Maps
Contributors Fortin, J. (Jean)
Robert De Vaugondy, Gilles
Dates 1778
Location Canada
United States
Language French
Subjects Canada
Early Works to 1800
United States
Carte du Canada et des Etats-Unis de l'Amérique Septentrionale /
Contributor Names
Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles, 1688-1766.
Fortin, J. (Jean), 1740-1817.
Created / Published
Paris : Chez Fortin, Ing'r mécanicien du Roi pour les globes et sphères, 1778.
Subject Headings
-  Canada--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  United States--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Canada
-  United States
-  Covers Canada east of Lake Superior and south of James Bay; covers U.S. north of Albemarle Bay (N.C.).
-  Relief shown pictorially.
-  Third state.
-  Meridians numbered eastward from unspecified prime (Montréal at 305⁰E).
-  Believed to be the earlist map to use the name United States of America (in any language).
-  Watermarked (unclear wording with pointed cross at center of embellished circle with pendant cross).
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Includes Newfoundland inset and pictorial title cartouche.
-  LC copy trimmed, annotated in faded ink to show names and boundaries in New England, annotated "Carte 21" in ink on verso, probably removed from atlas.
-  Vault
-  Acquisitions control no.: 99-14
1 map : hand col. ; 47 x 67 cm., folded to 50 x 35 cm.
Call Number
G3400 1778 .R6
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
Library of Congress Catalog Number
Other Formats
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record
Catalog Record

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