L'Amérique : dressée pour l'étude de la géographie

Description:

This map shows the western hemisphere including North and South America and the surrounding areas. The continents and different countries are outlined in red and shaded in various colors. Some major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown pictorially). There are illustrations of ships in the oceans and of various objects around the title in the lower left corner.

There are columns of text to the left and right of the map including information regarding "Suite, sur les Peuples de l'Afrique," "Analyse: De la Carte générale de l'Amérique," and "Note historique." The number '48' is in the upper corner of the left column of text.

Creator(s): Brion de la Tour, Louis
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1790
Partner(s):
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection(s):
Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington
Usage:
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Creator (Cartographer):
Brion de la Tour, Louis

"revue et augmentée par Mr. Brion, Ingénieur Gèographe du Roy"

Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Desnos
Publisher Info: "à Paris, chez Desnos, Ing'r Géog. pour les Globes et Spheres rue St. Jacques, au Globe."
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1790
Coverage:
Place
North America
Place
Central America and Caribbean
Place
South America
Era
Spanish Texas, 1690-1821
Date
1790  
Description:

This map shows the western hemisphere including North and South America and the surrounding areas. The continents and different countries are outlined in red and shaded in various colors. Some major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown pictorially). There are illustrations of ships in the oceans and of various objects around the title in the lower left corner.

There are columns of text to the left and right of the map including information regarding "Suite, sur les Peuples de l'Afrique," "Analyse: De la Carte générale de l'Amérique," and "Note historique." The number '48' is in the upper corner of the left column of text.

Note:

In lower border: Lecon Méthodique et Élémentaire.
In upper right corner of map: Pl. 48.

From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.

Physical Description:

1 map : col. ; 23 x 26 cm., on sheet 34 x 51 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): hemispheres | continents | political maps
Parallel Title: [The Americas: drawn for the study of geography]
Alternate Title: Géographie Moderne, Historique et Politique
Partner:
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection:
Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington
Identifier:
  • CALL-NO: 127/15 00689
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: UTA_893905
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth50388
Resource Type: Map
Format: Image