Maine State Archives
This map of North America shows California as an island. It is richly embellished with a variety of animals throughout the interior, with sailing ships and sea monsters in the oceans. The map is a careful compilation from various sources and represents the current state of cartographic knowledge at that time.
There is a single "Lac des Iroguois" in the Great Lakes region. A few place names from John Smith's 1616 map appear in "Nova Anglia." The title cartouche features several Native Americans, and the imprint cartouche features two mermaids. Depicts North America, Central America, and northern part of South America.
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17" x 21"
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