Amerique Septentrionale

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Amerique Septentrionale

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America as drawn by N. Sanson, 1650. Note the position of California as a separate island. Nicholas Sanson was a French mapmaker and historian given the title Geographer-in-Ordinary by His Majesty Louis XVIII. He loved history and taught many students his art and trade.

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  • Title: Amerique Septentrionale
  • Creator: Sanson, N.
  • Creation Date: 1650
  • Subject Date: 1650
  • Media: Map, ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 42 cm x 56 cm
  • Local Code: Map F 500
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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