A General Map of the Discoveries of Admiral de Fonte & others, By M. de l'Isle
Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection
Title: A General Map of the Discoveries of Admiral de Fonte & others, By M. de l'Isle
Creator: L'Isle, Joseph Nicolas de, 1688-1768
Publisher: Gentlemans magazine (London, England),
Date Produced: 1754
Date Published: 1754
Historical Context: This map was published in Gentleman's Magazine in 1754. The origins are from a Spanish admiral named Bartholomew de Fonte who claimed to have sailed up the Pacific coast of North America in 1640. An article about this voyage in 1706 has been proven to be a fabrication.
Subjects: Gentleman?s magazine (London, England) · Pacific Ocean · North America · United States · Russia · Alaska · Arctic regions · British Columbia · Canada · Washington (State) · Oregon · California · Bering Sea · Explorers · Maps--Early works to 1800
Dimensions: 19 x 25 cm.
Printing Process: Engraving
Printing Technique: Copper
Material Type: Paper
Notes: See information in the folder.
Brief Description: Map of the Bering Sea and North Pacific Ocean showing the adjacent areas of Russia and North America. The map includes the routes of various explorers and historical notes.
Physical Description: 1 map: uncolored, illustrated
Permanent URL: http://www.oshermaps.org/map/674.0001