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The original print of this map is available.. While in London for 3 weeks, I came across this map. It was sold to me by a conservationist of antique... more
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The original print of this map is available.. While in London for 3 weeks, I came across this map. It was sold to me by a conservationist of antique maps. The fold marks are visible. The map covers North America, Central America and Parts of South America. The Western part of North America includes "New Albion," "Great Parts Unknown" and "Parts Unknown." Hawaii is "O-Why-Hee" labeled as "Sandwich Islands". The only provinces of Canada are Nova Scotia and Terra De Labrador & New Found Land. Vancouver has "Nootka" near "K Georges Sound. The map is in English and is... "Published as the Act directs by C.Cooke No.17 Paternoster Row. The original is for sale. Special AWARDS: 1st place - Amazing Antique and Artistic Maps Contents: original map from 1779, showing the 13 original states, Canada from the 1770s, Mexico from 1779, Original Map, North America, Central America, Parts of South America, Maps.
"ART, something I always wanted as part of my life, HAS become a passion that fills my soul, and leaves me full of joy, one brushstroke at a time." Maria Hunt After 30 years as a successful business woman, Maria Hunt, finding the nest empty, and having fulfilled her role as financial contributor, retired to the Palm Springs area, pursuing her childhood dream of studying and creating art. She started in 2000 with art classes at College of the Desert. She refined her skills in plein air painting by attending workshops across the U.S. The years left to get "really good" at art are diminishing, and her focus is laser sharp. She spends one week a month teaching art to Children (and older versions of children) She...
Fascinating to me, too, RJ is that they were able to pinpoint the headwaters of the Mississippi.... back in 1779... . I am amazed by this map.
Thank you for the note Maria! I love it as you may well imagine!! I see I viewed this last year! A gem it is!
Thank you, Orlando. I was delighted to find it.
Rainbow Artist Orlando L
Very fascinating and precious antique map!! L/F
Thank you RJ I so appreciate your visit.. : )
I like antique maps too. Two are posted in my gallery. Lovely as one could ever hope, Maria. FAV
Thank you, Henryk... Because I live in the North American Continent, I so appreciate the technology available at the time to show the shapes of the continent and.... the precious labeling of the states, provinces, bodies of water... Oh it is a delight!! Thanks for visiting it. : )
Wonderful trophy,Maria!Beautiful and very interesting historical map,a little Terra Incognita!-L,F
thank you, Jonathan ... I have a large collection but only this is the real thing Printed late 1700s.. early 1800s before the newer maps were charted.
this is really cool. great antique collection.
So, Janet, Canada has some most interesting notations... provinces not yet established or explored but.... fun reading, isn't it.
Thank you, Janet. I fell in love with this map... Now I must go look up your city to see where you live
J L Kempster
How cool Maria. The way the preview works I can't see where I live on it. But what a find. l/f/t
Thank you, Beverly. It was such a delightful stroll through our infant nation.
Wonderful image and Great Find, Maria..................v.
If you place your cursor on the great lakes for the system to zoom in, you'll see that Lake Michigan was previously Lake Illinois. I love the state lines are so different from those of today. Frozen Ocean and "Great Parts Unknown" are fun. Thank you for your comments. I have enjoyed the map but have put it up for sale.
Congratulations on your features and thank you for being the conservatrix of this historic artifact. I love the older place names.
Excellent shot, Maria...this would look awesome framed as a large print on a wall! Nice work, Maria! L/F
You are an amazing man, RJ. I have to see your maps one day... Like you, I am intrigued with the works of mapping our world!! Thank you so much...
Hi Maria! Oh oh!---- I love maps and purchased 2 ea. 241 year old maps for my children's series and posted them in my mpa gallery. Yep they could be the only two I'll ever own. I purchased a Switzerland ( for William Tell) and a Britain (for the Robin Hood). It was not so much that they were old as they were beautiful. You have a great one here. We could end up collecting these darn things. FAV
1700s Map Of North America WOW ... Navin L/fav
When you are curious about an area, you can zoom in on it... the five "great lakes" include "Illinois" rather than Michigan.. It is un to explore
Wow, what an amazing find, dear Maria!!! Very cool, my friend!! :)))vf
I was assured the map was well over 100 years old. The creases remain but it has been restored.
I like old maps like this too, Maria. I imagine if I had found it I would have purchased it like you. I can see it is most likely a reproduction as it doesn't look to be centuries old. Thank you for sharing this with us.