Collection: Osher Map Library Atlas Collection
Title: First Map or Map of 1578. To accompany Willard's History of the United States.
Creator: Willard, Emma (1787 -1870)
Publisher: White, Gallaher & White
Date Produced: 1828
Date Published: 1828
Subjects: Female Cartographers (Women)
Brief Description: Inset: Queen Elizabeth signs for Sir Humphrey Gilbert. The first patent granted by an English Sovereign to lands within the terittory of the United States 1578. Sir Humphrey Gilbert was an English soldier and navigator, pioneer in English colonial empire.
Physical Description: Illustrations include the various voyages of explorers such as Columbus, Verrazano, Commodore Ribault, Pedro Melendez and Commodore Laudonnier. Each has patronages who backed their voyages financially.
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