A New and Accurate Chart of the West Indies with the Adjacent Coasts of North and South America

Description

This map shows the West Indies as well as the surrounding portions of Central America, southern North America, and northern South America. Several U.S. states and countries are outlined in color and labeled. Bodies of water and geographical features are also marked (with relief shown pictorially). There are several text notations around the map with contextual information about the areas and time period. Scale [ca. 1:12,750,000].

Physical Description

1 map : hand col. ; 36 x 44 cm.

Creation Information

Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767 1720.

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Description

This map shows the West Indies as well as the surrounding portions of Central America, southern North America, and northern South America. Several U.S. states and countries are outlined in color and labeled. Bodies of water and geographical features are also marked (with relief shown pictorially). There are several text notations around the map with contextual information about the areas and time period.

Scale [ca. 1:12,750,000].

Physical Description

1 map : hand col. ; 36 x 44 cm.

Notes

"Drawn from the best Authorities assisted by the most approved modern Maps & Charts, and Regulated by Astronom'l Observations."

In lower right margin: Vol. II. Page 39.

From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.

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  • Appears in John Harris’ Navigantium, or, a complete collection of voyages and travels.

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  • Call Number: 125/16 00072
  • Accession or Local Control No: UTA_868363
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth50255

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

Funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities "We the People" grant, this collection showcases maps from the Gulf Coast region and the greater Southwest.

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Creation Date

  • 1720

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Oct. 11, 2009, 12:06 a.m.

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  • June 15, 2015, 6:19 p.m.

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Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767. A New and Accurate Chart of the West Indies with the Adjacent Coasts of North and South America, map, 1720; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth50255/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.