A New MAP / of VIRGINIA from the best authorities: / by T. Kitchin Geogr

Description
Thomas Kitchin (1718-1784) was an English engraver and cartographer, many of whose maps were published in the London Magazine. This one appeared in the issue for November 1761. It extends from lat. 36°10' to 39°55' north, and from 75°40' to 82°25' west of London; and from 0° to 7° west of Philadelphia. The text at top reads “For the Lond: Ma;” It would have been of interest to readers following the course of the French and Indian Wars.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
map
date made
1761
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in; 21.59 cm x 26.67 cm
overall: 8 1/2 in x 10 1/4 in; 21.59 cm x 26.035 cm
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
ID Number
PH*317828
catalog number
317828
accession number
231759
subject
Prints from the Physical Sciences Collection
Measuring & Mapping
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Prints from the Physical Sciences Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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