"Carte de l'Amerique Septentrionale avec les Regions Polaires", Vivien de Saint Martin, Louis
Subject: North America
Period: 1825 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
12 x 16 inches
30.5 x 40.6 cm
Excellent French map of North America and the West Indies. Alaska is Amerique Russe and borders Nouveau Cornouailles (New Cornwall). The United States is shown with its claim in present-day British Columbia, here named Columbia. Mexico still encompasses Texas and the Southwest. The West also features some fictitious rivers. The most recent discoveries are shown in the polar region. A bold keyboard-style border encloses the map.
Original outline color on thick paper with toning along sheet edges.