"Partie de l'Amerique Septentrionale qui comprend le Canada, la Louisiane, le Labrador, le Groenland, la Nouvelle Angleterre, la Floride &c.", Bonne/Lattre
Period: 1776 (dated)
Publication: Atlas Moderne
Color: Hand Color
17 x 11.8 inches
43.2 x 30 cm
This is the top sheet of a two-part map covering eastern Canada and Greenland from the bottom of Hudson Bay, northward beyond the Arctic Circle to about 70° N. It includes an interesting depiction of a passage between Lake Winnipeg and Hudson Bay alluding to a possible passage to the Pacific. Decorated with a large title cartouche, uncolored. Second state. The map has full borders and stands on its own without the other sheet.
References: Kershaw #474.
Original outline color. Light toning on fold.