L'Amerique meridionale: Dressée sur les Observations de Mrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences & quelques autres, & sur les Memoires les Plus recens

Description

Hand-drawn color map of South America in 1708. Countries are shaded in different colors and some paths are marked in color. Bodies of water and geographic features are noted, with relief shown pictorially.

Physical Description

1 map : hand col. ; 44 x 56 cm.

Creation Information

L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726. 1722.

Context

This map is part of the collection entitled: General Collection and was provided by UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 199 times . More information about this map can be viewed below.

Who

People and organizations associated with either the creation of this map or its content.

Cartographer

Donor

Publisher

Rights Holder

For guidance see Citations, Rights, Re-Use.

  • Unknown

Audiences

Check out our Resources for Educators Site! We've identified this map as a primary source within our collections. Researchers, educators, and students may find this map useful in their work.

Provided By

UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

The UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections house and provide access to more than 20,000 rare and unusual items including scrolls, books, posters, maps, artwork, artifacts, games, photographs, Texana, and more. The staff of the Rare Book Room does preservation and conservation work and digitizes rare items to make them freely available to the world via the Internet.

Contact Us

What

Descriptive information to help identify this map. Follow the links below to find similar items on the Portal.

Titles

  • Main Title: L'Amerique meridionale: Dressée sur les Observations de Mrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences & quelques autres, & sur les Memoires les Plus recens
  • Added Title: America Meridionalis in suas praecipuas partes divisa ad usum serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis.

Description

Hand-drawn color map of South America in 1708. Countries are shaded in different colors and some paths are marked in color. Bodies of water and geographic features are noted, with relief shown pictorially.

Physical Description

1 map : hand col. ; 44 x 56 cm.

Notes

Title in upper margin: America Meridionalis in suas praecipuas partes divisa ad usum Serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis.
Reprint. Originally published: Paris, 1708.
Prime meridian: Ferro.

Subjects

Language

Item Type

Identifier

Unique identifying numbers for this map in the Portal or other systems.

Collections

This map is part of the following collection of related materials.

General Collection

Drawn from collections at the UNT Libraries and various contributing partners, these materials cover a broad range of subject matter.

What responsibilities do I have when using this map?

When

Dates and time periods associated with this map.

Creation Date

  • 1722

Coverage Date

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 1, 2010, 1:24 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Nov. 10, 2014, 2:39 p.m.

Usage Statistics

When was this map last used?

Yesterday: 0
Past 30 days: 1
Total Uses: 199

Where

Geographical information about where this map originated or about its content.

Place Name

Publication Place

Map Information

  • map marker Automatically generated Place Name coordinates.
  • map marker Automatically generated Publication Place coordinates.
  • Repositioning map may be required for optimal printing.

Mapped Locations

Interact With This Map

Here are some suggestions for what to do next.

Enlarge

Citations, Rights, Re-Use

L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726. L'Amerique meridionale: Dressée sur les Observations de Mrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences & quelques autres, & sur les Memoires les Plus recens, map, 1722; Amsterdam, Netherlands. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29455/: accessed January 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.