A Map of the Five Great Lakes with Part of Pensilvania, New York, Canada, and Hudsons Bay Territories &c | Map or Atlas | Wisconsin Historical Society

Map or Atlas

A Map of the Five Great Lakes with Part of Pensilvania, New York, Canada, and Hudsons Bay Territories &c

A Map of the Five Great Lakes with Part of Pensilvania, New York, Canada, and Hudsons Bay Territories &c | Map or Atlas | Wisconsin Historical Society
Map of the Great Lakes region during the French and Indian War. It shows in great detail the territories, borders and boundary lines, Native American tribes and land, cities, towns, the boundary line of the Six Nations, forts, mountains, lakes, waterfalls, and rivers. Typical for the time, several mythical islands appear in Lake Superior. The map features a fair bit of detail in the Wisconsin region, including the Ouisconsin River (Wisconsin River).
DESCRIPTION
Map of the Great Lakes region during the French and Indian War. It shows in great detail the territories, borders and boundary lines, Native American tribes and land, cities, towns, the boundary line of the Six Nations, forts, mountains, lakes, waterfalls, and rivers. Typical for the time, several mythical islands appear in Lake Superior. The map features a fair bit of detail in the Wisconsin region, including the Ouisconsin River (Wisconsin River).
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:124816
Creation Date: 1755
Creator Name:Unknown
City:
County:
State:
Collection Name:Map Collection
Genre:Map or Atlas
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:H GX904 1760 G
Original Dimensions:21 x 27 cm
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
From The London Magazine, September 1755. The map is often attributed to Thomas Kitchin.
SUBJECTS
Waterfalls
Engraving
Cities and towns
Iroquois Indians
Northeastern States
Wisconsin
Islands
Mountains
Military bases
Great Lakes
Lakes
Michigan, Lake
Mississippi River
Rivers
Superior, Lake
Wisconsin River (Wis.)

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