Mortier: Sea Chart – North America – Canada
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North Amerika – Eastcoast USA – Canada – Atlantic Ocean – Seachart
Title: „Carte Nouvelle de l `Amerique, Angloise Contenant…”
Beautiful large map of the East Coast of North America, depicting the former British colonies in Virginia, Maryland, Carolina, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jarsey and others. Inset map: Boston Harbour.
The map by Robert Mordens “New Map of the English Empire in America“ published 1698 in London was the template for this sea chart. Burden identifies this map as the earliest depiction of the British colonies on a map which wasnt published in England.
Large copper engraving, printed off two plates, original colours, published by Pierre Mortier from „Le Neptune Francois” part 3 (maritime charts), Amsterdam c. 1700.
Print size: 59,5 cm x 91 cm
Decorative sea chart printed on handmade paper, centrefold, verso: blank, very good colours and condition.
Ref.: Burden II 765