Collection: Map Cartouche Collection
Title: Cartouche, 1755, A Map of the British and French Settlements in North America.
Date Produced: 1755
Date Published: 1755
Description: Title cartouche ihas a decorative border including plants and flowers. Ships can be seen in the background.
Historical Context: This is one of several maps depicting the growing tensions between the French and the British which resulted in the French and Indian War. Next to the decorative cartouche is an inset map of Fort Frederick at Crown Point built by the French in 1731.