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Carington Bowles: A New Chart of the Vast Atlantic of Western Ocean

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Cartographer: Carington Bowles
Title: A New Chart of the Vast Atlantic of Western Ocean
Date: 1771
Published: London
Width: 22 inches / 56 cm
Height: 18 inches / 46 cm
Map ref: AMER2328
Description:
This handsome sea chart of the Atlantic Ocean shows the usual sailing routes from England, Ireland, and Spain to Boston, New York, Charleston, Panama, and the Caribbean. Based on a French chart of the Atlantic by the Comte de Maurepas from 1738, but with updates to the coast of New England, North Carolina, and the Antilles. Bowles names his sources in the lower-right corner.

Original hand-colour. [AMER2328]