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Document Type

StillImage

Contributing Institution

Maine State Archives

Identifier

206949

Description

This map was engraved by Andrea Scacciati and Giuseppe Pazzi for Il Gazzettiere Americano, published in Livorno in 1763.

The map depicts all five of the Great Lakes although Lake Superior is only partially represented. It extends north and south beyond Lake Superior and Fort Duquesne, west to Green Bay, and east to include parts of New Jersey. The map identifies geographical features, various rivers, trading post, and fortifications. American Indian tribes are identified with Italianized names such as the “Irocchesi” and “Algonquini.” Niagara Falls is identified.

Broad Creation Date

1763

Dimensions

11" x 8"

Language

Italian

Other Location

Great Lakes; Lake Superior; Lake Huron; Lake Michigan; Lake Erie; Lake Ontario; Wisconsin; New Jersey; Appalachian Mountains

Keywords

Cartography; Maps

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