"Carte de la Nouvelle Angleterre Nouvelle York et Pensilvanie pour Servir a l’Histoire des Etablissemens Europeens", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Colonial New England and Mid-Atlantic
Period: 1773 (published)
Publication: Raynal's Atlas Portatif
Color: Hand Color
11.5 x 8 inches
29.2 x 20.3 cm
Beautifully engraved map of the English colonies from Pennsylvania through Penobscot Bay in Maine with their early boundaries. The colonies are shown confined east of the Allegheny Mountains, with the Nations Iroquoises, Indian villages and several French forts located west of the mountains. The map extends to show Lake Ontario and most of Lake Erie. A flourishing French rococo-style cartouche decorates the map.
References: McCorkle #773.1; cf Sellers & Van Ee #721.
A strong impression with original color on watermarked paper.