Collection: Map Cartouche Collection
Title: Cartouche, 1734-1757, A Map of the British Empire in America with the French, Spanish and Hollandish Settlements adjacent thereto by Henry Popple at Amsterdam Printed for I. Covens and C. Moriter
Date Range: 1734 - 1757
Description: Title cartouche includes a scene featuring Native Americans, Europeans, and a variety of plants, animals, and objects. In the foreground are four Native Americans; two adult women, an adult male, and a child. At the top a female figure sits at rest with one foot on an alligator and the other on a head pierced with an arrow. The adult male indian is standing, holding a bow. The other female figure is standing with a child at her side. Other features of the scene include monkeys, a bird, tropical plants, a corn plant, a chest, and a barrel. In the background are a number of Europeans on a beach with boxes. Beyond the figures are three ships.