"Carte du Detroit Entre le Lac Superieur et le Lac Huron, avec le Sault Sainte Marie et le Poste de Michillimakinac...", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Colonial Great Lakes
Period: 1744 (dated)
Publication: Histoire et Description Generale de la Nouvelle France
Color: Hand Color
6.3 x 8.4 inches
16 x 21.3 cm
Small map of the strategic passage in the Upper Lakes system, which was so important to the colonial fur trade. Shows Lake Superior and Huron connected by the Straits of Mackinac and depicts numerous islands, forts, and missions. Adorned with a nice compass rose. Engraved by Desbruslins.
References: Kershaw #945.
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