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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 ...

Physical Description

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

Creation Information

Brion de la Tour, Louis 1790.

Context

This map is part of the collection entitled: Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington and was provided by University of Texas at Arlington Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 66 times . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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  • 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

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  • Unknown

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University of Texas at Arlington Library

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Titles

  • Main Title: L'Amérique : dressée pour l'étude de la géographie
  • Parallel Title: [The Americas: drawn for the study of geography]
  • Alternate Title: Géographie Moderne, Historique et Politique

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.

Physical Description

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

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Identifier

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  • Call Number: 127/15 00689
  • Accession or Local Control No: UTA_893905
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth50388

Collections

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

This map collection contains more than 5,000 maps. While containing maps of all parts of the world, it emphasizes the Gulf Coast region and the Greater Southwest. It includes maps dating from 1493 to the present and features noted cartographers. Funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities "We the People" grant.

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Creation Date

  • 1790

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  • Oct. 11, 2009, 12:06 a.m.

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  • Oct. 22, 2009, 2:05 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Brion de la Tour, Louis. L'Amérique : dressée pour l'étude de la géographie, map, 1790; Paris, France. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth50388/: accessed January 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.