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Creator:
Popple, Henry, -1743.
Title:
A map of the British Empire in America : with the French, Spanish and the dutch settlements adjacent thereto / by Henry Popple.
Alternate Title(s):
Additional title: Nouvelle carte particulière de l'Amérique ... Caroline Meridionale, la Floride, la Louisiane, la Mexique, le Jucatan, le Guatimala, le Darien & une partie de Cuba
Additional title: Nouvelle carte particulière de l'Amérique ... les iles de Bermude, la Iamaique, Saint Domingue, les Antilles, la Terre Firme, & c
Additional title: Nouvelle carte particulière de l'Amérique ... une partie de la baye d'Hudson, le pays des Kilistinons, la source de la grande rivière de Mississipi, le pays des Illinois & c
Additional title: Nouvelle carte particulière de l'Amérique ... la Nouvelle Bretagne, le Canada ou Nouvelle France, la Nouvelle Ecosse, la Nouvelle Angleterre, la Nouvelle York, la Pensilvanie, Mary-Land, la Caroline Septentrionale l'ile de Terren Neuve, le Grand Banc & c
Additional title: Map of the British empire in America with the French, Spanish and Hollandish settlements adjacent there to by Henry Popple
Additional title: Carte particulière de l'Amérique Septentrionale
Additional title: Principales forteresses ports &c. de l'Amérique Septentrionale
Published/Created:
Amsterdam : Iohn Covens and Cornelius Mortier, [ca. 1737]
Physical Description:
1 map on 6 sheets : outline col. ; each ca. 58 x 53 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2010 3k
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Related Content:
View catalog record for kep map (Cóvens and Mortier, 1737)
Classification:
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale:
Scale ca. 1:5,250,000. Scales of insets vary. -- (N 55°--N 5°/W 107°--W 47°).
Notes:
Popple's map, originally published in 20 sheets by S. Harding, 1733, was the first large scale map of North America.
Dutch edition of the Popple map.
Four sheets make up the complete large map, each with an additional title above neat line. This is accompanied by a key map, on one sheet, and a sixth sheet depicting plans of harbors and fortresses.
Undated. Published ca. 1737. See Cumming and Moreland.
Cumming, W.P. Southeast in early maps (3rd ed.) page 217
Moreland, C. Antique maps, page 295
List of maps of America in the Library of Congress, page 569
BAC: British Art Center copy is hand-colored. Includes a seventh sheet, with views of Mexico City, New York, Quebec, and Niagara Falls. The Rumsey copy also includes this seventh sheet.
Subject Terms:
Annapolis Royal (N.S.) -- Maps.
Antigua -- Maps.
Barbados -- Maps.
Bermuda Islands -- Maps.
Boston Harbor (Mass.) -- Maps.
Cartagena (Colombia) -- Maps.
Charleston (S.C.) -- Maps.
Curaçao -- Maps.
Fort-de-France (Martinique) -- Maps.
Havana (Cuba) -- Maps.
Kingston (Jamaica) -- Maps.
New Providence Island (Bahamas) -- Maps.
New York Harbor (N.Y. and N.J.) -- Maps.
North America, East of the Mississippi -- Maps.
Placentia (N.L.) -- Maps.
Port Antonio (Jamaica) -- Maps.
Portobelo (Panama) -- Maps.
Saint Augustine (Fla.) -- Maps.
Santiago de Cuba (Cuba) -- Maps.
Views, topographical (Niagara Falls, N.Y. and Ont.)
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1737.
Maps -- North America.
Contributors:
Condet, Johannes, 1711-1781, engraver.
Cóvens et Mortier, publisher.
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