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

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.
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paper (overall material)
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
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United Kingdom: England, London
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Measuring & Mapping
Prints from the Physical Sciences Collection
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National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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