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Name De Brahm, William Gerard
Life Dates 1717–1799
Nationality German
Occupation Engineer, Cartographer
Role Cartographer

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Image of Map Collection - 2014.18.1A-B

Map Collection - 2014.18.1A-B

"A Map of South Carolina and Part of Georgia," London, 1780, hand-colored engraving (framed in two pieces), map by John Stuart, after William Gerard De Brahm, published by William Faden The original map was prepared by William Gerard De Brahm (1717–1799) and published by Thomas Jefferys, Geographer to the King, in 1757. The map was republished in 1780 by William Faden with additions by John Stuart, His Majesty’s Superintendent of Indian Affairs. This striking map of South Carolina and northern Georgia is the fundamental cartographic document of the region from the Colonial and Revolutionary eras. The author of the original map, De Brahm, immigrated to Georgia in 1751 and eventually became