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Name Chatelain, Henri
Other names Henri Abraham Chatelain
Life Dates 1684-1743
Nationality French
Occupation Cartographer, Publisher
Role Cartographer

Associated Records

Image of Map Collection - 2014.21.46

Map Collection - 2014.21.46

Henri Chatelain Carte Particuliere du Fleuve Saint Louis... Hand-colored engraving Paris, ca. 1740 Chatelain's map of the area around the Saint Louis River, published in his Atlas Historique et Méthodique (1705-1739), focuses on the Great Lakes region of North America and Canada. Early settlements of English, French, and Indians, as well as forts and Indian settlements "destroyed by the Iroquois" are identified by a legend of symbols in the upper right. The map is surrounded by French text panels that list information about the Indian nations, flora and fauna in the region, as well as a list of popular trade goods.

Image of Map Collection - 2016.6.15

Map Collection - 2016.6.15

"(Suc.) Genealogie des Anciens Empereurs Tartares, Descendus de Genghiscan," engraving by Henri Chatelain. From the Atlas Historique ou nouvelle introduction a l'histoire a la chronologie & a la geographie ancienne & moderne, Tome V, no. 34, p. 94, Amsterdam, 1719-1732.

Image of Map Collection - 2016.6.16

Map Collection - 2016.6.16

"Habillemens d'hommes and de Femmes de Diverses Provinces de La Chine avec un des plus beaux monumens de ce Pais-la," engraving by Henri Chatelain. From the Atlas Historique ou nouvelle introduction a l'histoire a la chronologie & a la geographie ancienne & moderne, Tome V, no. 53, p. 160, Amsterdam, 1719-1732.

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Map Collection - 2016.6.20

"Carte de l'Asie Selon les Auteurs Anciens Enrichie de Remarques Historiques sur les Changemens qui y Sont Arrivez," engraving by Henri Chatelain, from Atlas Historique ou nouvelle introduction a l'histoire a la chronologie & a la geographie ancienne & moderne, Tome V, no. 3, p. 16, Amsterdam, 1719-1732.