Collection: Osher Collection
Name: A New Map of New England, New York, New Iarsey, Pensylvania, Maryland, and Virginia. By Philip Lea in Cheap-side London
Notes: Note in bottom right corner: "By Philip Lea at the Atlas and Hercules in Cheap-side London"
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Dimensions: 46 x 54 cm.
Brief Description: Map of the Middle Atlantic States and Southern New England west to the Susquehanna River. Map includes soundings in bays and harbors
Historical Context: John Thornton, Robert Morden and Philip Lea collaborated on this map. This state names the Chesapeake Bay and includes eight counties. Also the Maryland and Pennsylvania boundary has been added. Included is "Bohemia", a plantation in northern Chesapeake Bay belonging to Augustine Herrman, explorer, merchant and cartographer.
Accession Number: OS-1698-5