"Emisfero Terrestre Settentrionale Tagliato su l'Equatore", Zatta, Antonio
Subject: Northern Hemisphere
Period: 1779 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
16 x 12.5 inches
40.6 x 31.8 cm
Based on De Vaugondy's map, this is a polar projection covering from the pole to the equator. In North America, the mythical Northwest Passage is shown connecting through the Strait of Anian to Hudson Bay. Lanhotan's Longue River is also shown connecting the Mississippi River with the Pacific.
Original pastel color and crisp impression.