A Map of the Great Lakes-Anon

A Map of the Great Lakes-Anon

Code: 54255

£165.00 Approx $226.96, €193.21
 

Date: 1755

Copper engraving with later hand colouring. Possibly the work of Thomas Kitchin.  Overall size in off white conservation grade mount and back with decorative v groove: 41.6cms x 37.4cms; image size: 262mm x 213mm.  One archival repair verso3cms and strengthening along bottom old fold else good condition.   A dotted line beginning at Lake of the Woods depicts The Southern Boundary of Hudson's Bay Settled by Commisaries After the Peace of Utrecht. A spurious mountain range is shown down the length of Michigan, as well as the fictitious islands of Philippeux, Pontchartrain, Maurepas, and St. Anne in Lake Superior. Published in the September 1755 issue of the London Magazine. Uncommon.