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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.39
Object Name Map
Description Rigobert Bonne and Jean Lattre
Partie de la Cote Orientale D'Afrique avec L'Isle de Madagascar et les Cartes particulieres des Isles de France et de Bourbon
Hand-colored engraving
Paris, 1770

The southeastern coast of Africa, including the territory currently incorporated into Mozambique, and the island of Madagascar are shown on this map, created by French cartographer Rigobert Bonne and published by Jean Lattre in 1770. Included are inset maps of Isle Bourbon (Réunion) and Isle de France (Mauritius).

Title Partie de la Cote Orientale D'Afrique
Date 1770
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Bonne, Rigobert
Role of Creator 2 Engraver
Creator 2 Lattre, Jean
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-15.75 W-21.75 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin Europe/France/Paris
Subjects Africa