Property from the Estate of William H. Rasch
Description:French Map of Georgia and Carolinas, c.1757, Jacques-Nicolas Bellin, Carte de la Caroline et Georgie. Pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages, from 'Histoire Générale des Voyages', hand colored. This map covers the colonies of Carolina and Georgia from Albemarle Sound to the Alatamaha River. It probably owes its origin to the 1752 map of the region by Emanuel Bowen. There are numerous English settlements along the coast, and Indian villages are located throughout, including a number west of the Appalachian Mountains. There is more detail in the area west of the Blue Ridge than in many other maps of the period. It shows a rudimentary course of the Tennessee River in the northwestern section of the map. Plate size: 8 in. x 11 1/2 in.
Measurements: Height: of frame 13 7/8 in. x Width: 16 7/8 in.
Condition:Good condition, spot of foxing to left of cartouche.
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