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Title
Lovisiana by de Rivier Missisippi
Additional title: Louisiana by de Rivier Missisippi
Additional title: Louisiana by de Rivier Mississippi
Names
Compagnie des Indes (Associated name)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Louisiana

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1720 (Approximate)
Place: Paris, Fr.?
Publisher: publisher not identified
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5988
Topics
Indians of North America -- Mississippi River Valley
Indians of North America
Mississippi River
Mississippi River Valley
United States
Genres
Maps
Notes
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : engraving ; 19 x 16 cm
Description
Subject: Map of the Mississippi River done around the time of the Mississippi Bubble in 1720 led by John Law. Shows the river from its mouth shown in Florida north to present day Canada. Also shows settlements of various Native American tribes. The middle portion of the United States is condensed to show the Great Lakes relatively close to the Gulf of Mexico. Seal of the Mississippi Company at upper left. Includes coat of arms: "Het Wapen van de Compagnie." Place names in French. Motto of company seal in Dutch. Relief shown pictorially.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Languages
French
Dutch, Flemish
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 810111639
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644795
Folder number: US078.1.04
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ec3a83e0-10dc-0135-fb12-0b7810251a5e
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1720: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Lovisiana by de Rivier Missisippi" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1720. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f7f4baa0-10dc-0135-92c9-0ab275e23d91

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Lovisiana by de Rivier Missisippi" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 26, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f7f4baa0-10dc-0135-92c9-0ab275e23d91

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1720). Lovisiana by de Rivier Missisippi Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f7f4baa0-10dc-0135-92c9-0ab275e23d91

Wikipedia Citation

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Lovisiana by de Rivier Missisippi