Map of North America by George Willdey , 1715

From An atlas of the world. London: George Willdey, 1717.

The map shows an ornate decorative title and dedicatory cartouche with portrait of George I supported by classical figures in top left corner.

 

Includes advertisement to George Willdey's "Great Toy Shop" with engraved pictures of the nécessaires, implements and scientific instruments sold there.

 

NLS Shelfmark: RSGS.35

 

Find out more about our American political history collections at

www.nls.uk/learning-zone/politics-and-society/american-po...

 

28,916 views
21 faves
1 comment
Taken on February 8, 2012