Map An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the British, Spanish and French dominions on this great continent; exhibiting the present seat of war, and the French encroachments. Also all the West India Islands belonging to, and possessed by the several European princes and states. The whole laid down according to the latest and most authentick improvements,

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Title

  • An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the British, Spanish and French dominions on this great continent; exhibiting the present seat of war, and the French encroachments. Also all the West India Islands belonging to, and possessed by the several European princes and states. The whole laid down according to the latest and most authentick improvements,

Contributor Names

  • Bowen, Emanuel, -1767.
  • Gibson, J. (John), active 1750-1792.
  • Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794.

Created / Published

  • London, Printed for Robt. Sayer [1775?]

Subject Headings

  • -  North America--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  North America

Notes

  • -  Scale ca. 1:5,500,000.
  • -  Hand colored.
  • -  Relief shown pictorially.
  • -  Shows boundaries, cities and towns, roads, forts, missions, some industries, trails, trade routes, portages, and vegetation.
  • -  Also shows Indian villages and tribal territories, routes of navigation in the Gulf of Mexico, and navigational hazards along the coast.
  • -  LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 20
  • -  Includes historical notes, references to symbols, notes on territorial claims, and insets of "A particular map of Baffin and Hudson's Bay" and "The passage by land to California."
  • -  Described in United States. Library of Congress. The Lowery collection. 1912. No. 409.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Vault
  • -  AACR2

Medium

  • col. map 102 x 92 cm. on 2 sheets 52 x 120 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3300 1755 .B6

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 73696975

Online Format

  • image

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Bowen, Emanuel, -1767, J Gibson, and Robert Sayer. An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the British, Spanish and French dominions on this great continent; exhibiting the present seat of war, and the French encroachments. Also all the West India Islands belonging to, and possessed by the several European princes and states. The whole laid down according to the latest and most authentick improvements. [London, Printed for Robt. Sayer ?, 1755] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/73696975/.

APA citation style:

Bowen, E., Gibson, J. & Sayer, R. (1755) An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the British, Spanish and French dominions on this great continent; exhibiting the present seat of war, and the French encroachments. Also all the West India Islands belonging to, and possessed by the several European princes and states. The whole laid down according to the latest and most authentick improvements. [London, Printed for Robt. Sayer ?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/73696975/.

MLA citation style:

Bowen, Emanuel, -1767, J Gibson, and Robert Sayer. An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the British, Spanish and French dominions on this great continent; exhibiting the present seat of war, and the French encroachments. Also all the West India Islands belonging to, and possessed by the several European princes and states. The whole laid down according to the latest and most authentick improvements. [London, Printed for Robt. Sayer ?, 1755] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/73696975/>.