Collection: Osher Collection
Name: A General Map of the Discoveries of Admiral de Fonte & others, By M. de l'Isle
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Dimensions: 19 x 25 cm.
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.
Accession Number: OS-1754-2