Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
JCB Archive of Early American Images
Accession number:
08854
Record number:
08854-3
JCB call number:
Z Z1 9 / 3-SIZE
Image title:
Amerique Septentrionale
Creator 1:
Nicolas Sanson
Creator 1 dates:
1600-1667
Creator 1 role:
Geographe
Creator 2:
Guillaume Sanson
Creator 2 dates:
1633-1703
Creator 2 role:
Reveuë et changée ... par
Place image published:
A Paris
Image publisher:
Chez Pierre Mariette ruë St. Iacques à l'Espera[n]ce
Image date:
1669
Image function:
map
Technique:
engraving, hand coloring
Image dimension height:
39.5 cm.
Image dimension width:
55.8 cm.
Page dimension height:
40.5 cm.
Page dimension width:
60.2 cm.
Materials medium:
ink, colors
Materials support:
paper
Inscription:
u.l.: Notes No 338.
Languages:
French
Description:
Map of North America with the northwestern part blank and California shown as an island. Includes Central America and the northern part of South America. Cartographic elements include lines of latitude and longitude, location of rivers, lakes (includes the Great Lakes), sea banks or shoals, and some topographical details. Decorative elements include angels and a scene of cannibalism among native Americans.
notes:
Bound in a volume assembled by Henry Harrisse with binder's title: Cartographie du Canada.
Time Period:
1651-1700
Subject Area:
Indigenous peoples; Geography, maps, city views and plans
geographic area:
Caribbean Islands; North America; Spanish America
Subject headings:
North America--Maps
References:
Kaufman, K. Mapping of the Great Lakes, No. 7
Provenance/Donor:
Acquired in 1898.
Owner and copyright:
©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912

Amerique Septentrionale