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.

Date Made: 1761

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: England, London

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.317828Catalog Number: 317828Accession Number: 231759

Object Name: map

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in; 21.59 cm x 26.67 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-f225-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1451454

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