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Map The Mississippi

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Title

  • The Mississippi

Names

  • Kohl, J. G. (Johann Georg), 1808-1878.
  • Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis.
  • Joliet, Louis, 1645-1700.

Created / Published

  • [ca. 1850]

Headings

  • -  Mississippi River Region--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Indians of North America--Mississippi River Region--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  United States--Mississippi River Region

Genre

  • Manuscript maps

Notes

  • -  Relief shown pictorially.
  • -  Shows trees, animals, and names of the Indian nations.
  • -  Pen-and-ink and watercolor mounted on cloth.
  • -  Manuscript copy of manuscript original.
  • -  "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.

Medium

  • 1 map : ms., col. ; 52 x 35 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G4042.M5 1682 .K6

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540 to 4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2002626428

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Kohl, J. G, Jean Baptiste Louis Franquelin, and Louis Joliet. The Mississippi. [1850] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2002626428/.

APA citation style:

Kohl, J. G., Franquelin, J. B. L. & Joliet, L. (1850) The Mississippi. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2002626428/.

MLA citation style:

Kohl, J. G, Jean Baptiste Louis Franquelin, and Louis Joliet. The Mississippi. [1850] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2002626428/>.