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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.61A-B
Object Name Map
Description Jean Baptiste D'Anville
Carte Particuliere de la Cote Occidentale de L'Afrique...
Paris, 1751 (Map is in two sheets, mounted on separate boards)

Two black and white maps by Jean Baptiste D'Anville: West Coast of Africa. The regions, cities, towns, et cetera, are clearly identified on the map, larger settlements marked with black dot with structures, i.e. "Residence du Burba-Yoluf" bottom middle left of A. All geographical features, not colored, some texture. Title, credit, and two scales, top right of map A, no title or credit, one scale, left side of map B. Meaurement marks surround black double line border, left, right, and bottom of maps. Foxing spots, water damage, possibly ink damage, scattered on surface and back of maps.
Title Carte Particuliere de la Cote Occidentale de L'Afrique...
Date 1751
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator D'Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-22 W-33.5 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin Europe/France/Paris
Subjects Africa