Amérique ou Indes Occidentales.

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Map shows the known extent of the North American continent, South America, the West Indies, Great Britain, and the Western coasts of Europe and Africa; areas of Native American habitation. Insets: "Isle de la Martinique" and "Isle de S. Domingue." Includes text: "L'Amérique." Relief shown pictorially. Scale [1:25,000,000].

Physical Description

1 map : outline col. ; 48 x 50 cm., on sheet 55 x 78 cm.

Creation Information

Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles, 1688-1766 1771.

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Description

Map shows the known extent of the North American continent, South America, the West Indies, Great Britain, and the Western coasts of Europe and Africa; areas of Native American habitation. Insets: "Isle de la Martinique" and "Isle de S. Domingue." Includes text: "L'Amérique." Relief shown pictorially. Scale [1:25,000,000].

Physical Description

1 map : outline col. ; 48 x 50 cm., on sheet 55 x 78 cm.

Notes

Table to right of map provides information on the different countries of the two continents. In lower left corner: "Grave par: Delahaye l'ainé." In lower right corner: [Cartouche designed and engraved by] "Arrivet inv. Sculp."

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

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  • 1771

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  • Sept. 7, 2012, 1:35 p.m.

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  • Oct. 5, 2012, 11:50 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles, 1688-1766. Amérique ou Indes Occidentales., map, 1771; Paris. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251743/: accessed September 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.