North America c1784
Antique Map 1784 "A Correct Map of the United States of North America" by Thomas Bowen.United States of North America. Including the British and Spanish Territories, carefully laid down agreeable to the Treaty of 1784. Early map of the United States, coloured by regions and Colonies. The map was published shortly after independence and prior to the admission of Kentucky, Tennessee or Vermont as states, although Vermont is named quite curiously appearing above "Hampshire." Both East and West Florida are shown. Many Indian tribes shown.
Engraved for Bankes's New system of universal geography, published by royal authority.
General good condition, double watermarked hand laid paper 1796. Some old light creasing and stain to lower right edge of sheet. Engraved area approx: Dimensions: 17.5” x 12”.
A genuine antique map over 220 years old