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Morden, Robert, approximately 1650–1703

A new map of the English plantations in America [cartographic material] : both continent and ilands : shewing their true situation and distance from England or one with another / by Robert Morden ... and William Berry.

Additional Title(s):

English plantations in America

London : Robert Morden, at the Atlas, in Cornhill, nere the Royal Exchange, and William Berry, at the Globe, between York House and the New Exchange in the Strand, London, [ca. 1677]
Physical Description:
1 map : engraving ; 42 x 52 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2010 3d
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale [ca. 1:10,000,000].
Relief shown pictorially.
Inset: [Northern Europe and American hemisphere].
The second state of this map, ca. 1677, includes "The Rickohockans" to the west of the Applachians, and "Felis Lake" next to the Royal Arms. See: Burden.
Burden, P.D. Mapping of North America, 431
Cumming, W.P. Southeast in early maps (3rd ed.), 73
BAC: British Art Center copy on sheet 48 x 60 cm. Hand-colored.
Subject Terms:
Plantations -- United States -- Maps.
Plantations -- West Indies -- Maps.
United States -- Maps.
West Indies -- Maps.
Maps -- United States.
Maps -- West Indies.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1677.
Berry, William, active 1680, cartographer.

Wilde Americk - Discovery and Exploration of the New World, 1500-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 2001-09-27 - 2001-09-27) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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