Collection: Osher Collection
Name: The United States of America laid down from the best Authorities, agreeable to the Peace of 1783. Published, April 3rd, 1783 by the Proprietor John Wallis, at his Map-Warehouse , Ludgate Street London.
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Dimensions: 46 x 58 cm. on sheet 52 x 63 cm.
Historical Context: The political independence of the United States was celebrated in several maps published during the Revolution and, like this one, during the Anglo-American peace negotiations. This map weds the territory of the new republic to its high ideals, expressed in the allegorical title-cartouche.
Accession Number: OS-1783-3