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A Map of the Province of Pensilvania | Map or Atlas | Wisconsin Historical Society

Map or Atlas

A Map of the Province of Pensilvania

A Map of the Province of Pensilvania | Map or Atlas | Wisconsin Historical Society
Map of Pennsylvania, showing cities, towns, roads, trading paths, portages, forts, mountains, swamps, waterfalls, lakes, and rivers. The map further includes a detailed account of Native American tribes, land, and villages. Four names are listed for the Ohio River, including the Shawnee name "Palawa Thepiki." A decorative scene of trees and ships at anchor by a port town frames the title cartouche in the lower right corner. Faint offsetting from a page of <i>The London Magazine</i> appears on the left half of the map.
DESCRIPTION
Map of Pennsylvania, showing cities, towns, roads, trading paths, portages, forts, mountains, swamps, waterfalls, lakes, and rivers. The map further includes a detailed account of Native American tribes, land, and villages. Four names are listed for the Ohio River, including the Shawnee name "Palawa Thepiki." A decorative scene of trees and ships at anchor by a port town frames the title cartouche in the lower right corner. Faint offsetting from a page of The London Magazine appears on the left half of the map.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:124648
Creation Date: 1756
Creator Name:Kitchin, Thomas
City:
County:
State:Pennsylvania
Collection Name:Map Collection
Genre:Map or Atlas
Original Format Type:prints, fine-art
Original Format Number:H GX854 1756 K
Original Dimensions:16 x 21 cm, on sheet 48 x 56 cm
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
From: The London Magazine, Dec. 1756, vol. 25. The first map of the full Province of Pennsylvania by itself.
SUBJECTS
Engraving
Trees
Cities and towns
Delaware Indians
Mohawk Indians
Northeastern States
Seneca Indians
Shawnee Indians
Maps
Marshes
Mountains
Military bases
Roads
Ships
Lakes
Rivers
Waterfalls

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