A Map of the British and French Settlements in North America.

Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection

Description: A Map of the British and French Settlements in North America.

Bar Code: 47468

Creator: Hinton, John, -1781

Region Depicted: Canada · New France · Nova Scotia

Date Produced: 1755

Date Published: 1755

Language: English

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.

Subjects: Canada · Great Lakes (North America) · East (U.S.) · New France · Nova Scotia

Source Referenced: 28 x 38 cm.

Map Type: Geographical , Political , Boundary

Material Type: Paper

Brief Description: Illustrated map showing the British and French settlements in North America with inset of fort and a decorative cartouche.

Physical Description: 1 map: illustrated, colored

Insets: Fort Frederick at Crown Point built by the French in 1731.

Associated Cartouche: Cartouche, 1755, A Map of the British and French Settlements in North America.

Donor: Osher