Les Costes aux Environs de la Riviere de Misisipi Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Les Costes aux Environs de la Riviere de Misisipi
  • Parallel Title [The Coasts Around the Mississippi River]

Creator

  • Cartographer: Fer, Nicolas de, 1646-1720
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: "par N. de Fer, Geographe de Monseigneur le Dauphin"
  • Artist: Ginville, Vincent de
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: "Vincent de Ginville, Sculpsit"

Date

  • Creation: 1701

Language

  • French

Description

  • Content Description: This map shows the Mississippi River Valley and Gulf of Mexico as well as the surrounding areas. Inland bodies of water are labeled and villages (found by La Salle during explorations) are marked pictorially. There are illustrations of people fighting around the title.
  • Physical Description: 1 map ; 20 x 32 cm.

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Mississippi River Valley -- Maps.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Gulf Coast (U.S.) -- Maps.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Gulf Coast (Mexico) -- Maps.
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Landscape and Nature - Geography and Maps
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Places - United States
  • Keyword: Gulf of Mexico
  • Keyword: coasts
  • Keyword: river basins
  • Keyword: pictorial maps

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States
  • Place Name: Mexico
  • Place Name: Cuba
  • Time Period: span-tex
  • Coverage Date: 1701

Collection

  • Name: Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington
    Code: UTAM

Institution

  • Name: University of Texas at Arlington Library
    Code: UTA

Resource Type

  • Map

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Call Number: 127/19 00690
  • Accession or Local Control No: UTA_894094

Note

  • Display Note: Full title on map: Les Costes aux Environs de la Riviere de Misisipi. Decouvertespar M'r. de la Salle en 1683, et reconnues par M'r le Chevallier, d'Jberville en 1698 et 1699. From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.
  • Digital Preservation: creationHardware: BetterLight Super8K