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Title:
Les Etats Unis de L'Amérique Septentrionale (The United State of Noth America)
Date:
1781
Phys. Desc:

Map of US showing east coast including Canada. Copper plate. Non contemporary color. No 826 on plate. 14" x 9 1/2". Cartographer: Bonne.

In 1773, Rigobert Bonne (1727-1795) was appointed Royal Cartographer to France in the office of the Hydrographer at the Depot de la Marine.  His attention to detail and accuracy along with his practical aesthetics were a departure from the decorative and artistic cartography of the 17thand early 18thcentury and made him one of the most important map makers of the modern era.

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AFTB69
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Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections
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Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections
Contributor:
Andrew and Kathy Tatler-Burgess
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