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Wallis, J. (John), -1818Gibbs, George, 1815-1873, associated nameBacon, J. Barnitz (Jacob Barnitz), 1815-1896, donor
The United States of America laid down from the best authorities, agreeable to the Peace of 1783
Published, April 3d, 1783, by the proprietor John Wallis, at his map-warehouse, Ludgate Street, London
1 map : hand colored ; 47 x 56 cm, on sheet 51 x 63 cm.
Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London. The first printed map known to bear the nation’s standard, it appeared five months before the signing of the Treaty of Paris, and indicated the national boundaries established by same. The title cartouche is flanked by likenesses of Washington and Franklin, attended by female personifications of Columbia, Liberty and Justice.
Scale [ca. 1:6,336,000]
United States--Maps--Early works to 1800
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