Nouveau Mexique, Louisiane, Canada, et les Etats Unis

Description

This map shows most of North America including present-day Canada, United States, and parts of Mexico. Various areas are outlined in color. Some cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown pictorially). There is a text annotation in the upper left corner of the map. Outside of the map, there are two columns of text that appear to have been pasted onto either side of the map.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 22 x 25 cm on sheet 33 x 52 cm.

Creation Information

Brion de la Tour, Louis 1786.

Context

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  • Desnos
    Publisher Info: Desnos, L. C.; "à Paris chez Desnos, Rue St. Jacques, au Globe."
    Place of Publication: Paris, France

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Titles

  • Main Title: Nouveau Mexique, Louisiane, Canada, et les Etats Unis
  • Parallel Title: [New Mexico, Louisiana, Canada, and the United States]
  • Added Title: Géographie Moderne, Historique et Politique

Description

This map shows most of North America including present-day Canada, United States, and parts of Mexico. Various areas are outlined in color. Some cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown pictorially). There is a text annotation in the upper left corner of the map.

Outside of the map, there are two columns of text that appear to have been pasted onto either side of the map.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 22 x 25 cm on sheet 33 x 52 cm.

Notes

In the top center of sheet: Géographie Moderne, Historique et Politique.
In lower border: Lecon Méthodique et Élémentaire.
In upper right corner of map: Pl. 51.

From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.

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Identifier

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  • Call Number: 127/4 00526
  • Accession or Local Control No: UTA_893906
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth50358

Collections

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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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  • 1786

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  • Oct. 11, 2009, 12:06 a.m.

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  • Oct. 22, 2009, 2:01 p.m.

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Brion de la Tour, Louis. Nouveau Mexique, Louisiane, Canada, et les Etats Unis, map, 1786; Paris, France. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth50358/: accessed August 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.