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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.42
Object Name Map
Description Leonhard Von Euler
Americae Septentrionalis pars III
Hand-colored engraving
Berlin, 1753

This rare map of the southern portion of the modern United States, Mexico, and Central America is one part of Swiss mathematician Leonhard Von Euler's four-part map of North America, published in his Atlas Geographicus Omnes Orbis Terrarum in 1753.
Title Americae Septentrionalis pars III
Date 1753
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Von Euler, Leonhard
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-14.25 W-17.75 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin Europe/Germany/Berlin
Subjects Central America
Mexico