Top of page

Map A new map of the whole continent of America : divided into North and South and West Indies wherein are exactly described the United States of North America as well as the several European possessions according to the preliminaries of peace signed at Versailles Jan. 20, 1783

About this Item

Title

  • A new map of the whole continent of America : divided into North and South and West Indies wherein are exactly described the United States of North America as well as the several European possessions according to the preliminaries of peace signed at Versailles Jan. 20, 1783

Names

  • Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794, cartographer.
  • Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782.
  • Pownall, Thomas, 1722-1805.

Created / Published

  • London : Printed for Robt. Sayer, map, chart & printseller, no. 53, Fleet Street, as the act directs 15th August 1786.

Headings

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

Genre

  • Early maps

Notes

  • -  Relief shown pictorially.
  • -  Prime meridian: Ferro Island.
  • -  Appears in Thomas Kitchin's A general atlas describing the whole universe, [1793].
  • -  Includes inset "The supplement to North America containing the countries adjoining to Baffins & Hudson bays", tables showing European possessions, and illustrated cartouche.
  • -  LC copy sectioned in four and mounted on cloth.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Vault
  • -  AACR2

Medium

  • 1 map : hand colored ; 104 x 119 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3290 1786 .S3

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 74693287

Online Format

  • image

Additional Metadata Formats

IIIF Presentation Manifest

Rights & Access

The maps in the Map Collections materials were either published prior to 1922, produced by the United States government, or both (see catalogue records that accompany each map for information regarding date of publication and source). The Library of Congress is providing access to these materials for educational and research purposes and is not aware of any U.S. copyright protection (see Title 17 of the United States Code) or any other restrictions in the Map Collection materials.

Note that the written permission of the copyright owners and/or other rights holders (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use or other statutory exemptions. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

Cite This Item

Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.

Chicago citation style:

Sayer, Robert, Cartographer, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D' Anville, and Thomas Pownall. A new map of the whole continent of America: divided into North and South and West Indies wherein are exactly described the United States of North America as well as the several European possessions according to the preliminaries of peace signed at Versailles. London: Printed for Robt. Sayer, map, chart & printseller, no. 53, Fleet Street, as the act directs 15th August, 1786. Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/74693287/.

APA citation style:

Sayer, R., Anville, J. B. B. D. & Pownall, T. (1786) A new map of the whole continent of America: divided into North and South and West Indies wherein are exactly described the United States of North America as well as the several European possessions according to the preliminaries of peace signed at Versailles. London: Printed for Robt. Sayer, map, chart & printseller, no. 53, Fleet Street, as the act directs 15th August. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/74693287/.

MLA citation style:

Sayer, Robert, Cartographer, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D' Anville, and Thomas Pownall. A new map of the whole continent of America: divided into North and South and West Indies wherein are exactly described the United States of North America as well as the several European possessions according to the preliminaries of peace signed at Versailles. London: Printed for Robt. Sayer, map, chart & printseller, no. 53, Fleet Street, as the act directs 15th August, 1786. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/74693287/>.