The United States of North America with the British Territories And Those of Spain, according to the Treaty of 1784 Map, Sixth State, engraved and published by William Faden, Geographer to the King, London, 1796. Copper plate engraving with hand coloring extending from New Britain to Bahama or Lucayas, depicting the original thirteen colonies, the "Tannesse Government" with East Tennessee referred to as "Franklinia," the new national capital "Washington or / the Federal City", and Louisiana. Also depicts cities, towns, various company and Native American lands, early roads, boundary lines, bodies of water, mountain ranges, and other areas of interest. Decorative title cartouche, lower right. Reference to coloring with notation to color key that all lands not settled by Europeans "should belong by right to the Aborigines", center right. Scales, lower left. "Longitude West from London" lower left under image. Map surrounded by scale notations and line border. Ink inscription en verso of frame. Housed under glass in a gilt wood frame. Image – 20 7/8" H x 25" W. Sight – 21 5/8" H x 27 3/4" W. Framed – 29 1/4" H x 35 1/8" W. Late 18th century. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Likely deacidified by David Lloyd Swift in the late 20th century. Not examined outside of frame.
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