Original title (in French): "Carte nouvelle de l'Amérique angloise contenant tout ce que les Anglois possédent sur le continent de l'Amérique septentrionale savoir le Canada, la Nouvelle Ecosse ou Acadie, les treize provinces unies qui font: les quatres colonies de la Nouvelle Angleterre"
The title is translated as: "New Map of English America containing everything that the English possess in North America, Known as Canada, Nova Scotia or Acadia, the thirteen United Provinces which are: the four Colonies of New England ... written exactly after the latest geographical determinations made by Matthew Albert Lotter in Augsburg."
Tobias Conrad Lotter advertised the map in the journal Augspurgische Ordinari Postzeitung (Nr. 51, 28.02.1777) where he announced this "Neue Karte" (new map). In the advertisement the published date is stated as February 1777. The cost of the colored version was 24 Kreuzer.
This map appeared in Tobias Conrad Lotter's "Atlas Geographique." 1778.
About This Item
- Title: New Map of English America, 1677
- Creator: Matthaus Albrecht Lotter
- Creation Date: 1777
- Subject Date: 1777
- Media: Engraving
- Dimensions: 61 cm x 50 cm
- Local Code: 1990 (SM-1776-19)
- Collection: Smith Sheet Map Collection
- Object Type: Text
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- British -- America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
- North America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
- United States -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
For more information about this item, contact:Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education
University of Southern Maine, Glickman Library, PO Box 9300, Portland, ME 04014
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