|Title||New Map of North America, from the best Authorities |
|Detailed view (zoom)||http://content.lib.washington.edu/mapsweb/images/Viewer/G3300_178_L6.html |
|Cartographer||Lodge, John, d. 1796|
|Century Published||18th century|
|Publication Date||1780? |
|Place of Publication||England--London |
|Descriptive Notes||John Lodge (fl. 1754-1796) was a geographer and engraver in London. His works include: "South Carolina" (1771), "Stephen" (1773) with Parish, Adair's "American Indians" (1775), maps issued in 1782 in "Political Magazine, " "Atlas of Great Britain and Ireland" (c.a. 1795) (Moreland and Bannister, 177; Tooley, 398).|
Source(s): Moreland, Carl and David Bannister. "Antique Maps: A Collector's Handbook." New York: Longman Group, Ltd., 1983.
Tooley, Ronald Vere. "Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers." Hertfordshire: Map Collector Publications Limited, 1979.
|Contextual Notes||Copper engraving.|
Mounted on muslin.
Relief shown pictorially.
Printed in cartouche in upper left corner:
"A New Map of North America, from the best Authorities. By John Lodge."
Printed beneath title cartouche is a legend comparing British miles to degrees with the caption:
"British Statute Miles, 69 to a degree."
Shows discoveries and results of exploration along northwest coast including a site where "Sr. Francis Drake was 5 Weeks" and areas discovered by Juan de Fuca and Aguilar. The map also shows the whole far northwestern region of North America with the label "These Parts are unknown." Northern California is labeled as "New Albion" and the northern Midwest is shown as "Teguayo & Quivira." North of New Albion is the "River of the West" and the "Western Sea." Areas where some Native American tribes are located are shown such as the "Land of the Assiniboils" "Chicasaws" "Cherakee" and "Chactaws." States within the United States are shown including Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, New York and the region of "New England." The large region of "Louisiana" is also shown as west of the Mississippi. Contains a small compass in Atlantic Ocean off the coast of South Carolina. Title cartouche decorated with flowers.
Prime Meridian: Isle of Ferro.
Scale c.a. 1:17,500,000.
|Location Depicted||North America|
United States, Northeast
|Subjects (LCSH)||North America--Maps--Early works to 1800 |
|Digital Collection||World and Regional Maps, 16th to the 19th centuries|
|Digital ID Number||MAP100 |
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division.|
|Repository Collection||Rare Map Collection. G3300 178- L6 |
|Physical Description||33 x 36 cm. |
|Condition||Original call number written in pencil in upper left corner. Punched holes stamp in lower right corner reads: "University of Washington Library." Small tear in right edge repaired. Glue stain along right edge on verso. Original call number written and then crossed out in pencil in upper right corner on verso. Call number written in pencil in lower right corner on verso. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original map at 600 dpi in TIFF format, resized and enhanced at 400 ppi using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using ContentDM's software JPEG2000 Extension. 2008. |