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 ... continued below

Physical Description

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

Creation Information

Brion de la Tour, Louis 1790.

Context

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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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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.

Notes

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

From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.

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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

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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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  • 1790

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Oct. 11, 2009, 12:06 a.m.

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  • Oct. 22, 2009, 2:05 p.m.

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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 November 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.