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Old antique chart of the Carolinas by J. Van Keulen.

Item number:11264
Category:Antique maps > america > north america
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Pas Kaart van de Kust van Carolina tusschen C de Canaveral en C Henry ... - J. Van Keulen, 1690-1700.


Sea chart of the Carolinas by J. Van Keulen, oriented to the West, with an inset showing the vicinity of Charleston.

Cartographer: C. J. Vooght

Date of the first edition: 1684
Date of this map: 1690-1700

Copper engraving
Size (not including margins): 51.5 x 58cm (20 x 22.5 inches)
Verso: Blank
Condition: Original coloured, on heavy paper with wide margins, excellent.
Condition Rating: A+
References: Burden, 589, State 3; Koeman, Keu (133); de Vries, p.206 (230);

From: De Groote Nieuwe Vermeerderde Zee-Atlas ofte Water-Werelt. ... Amsterdam, J. Van Keulen, 1690-1700. (Koeman, Keu18-23).

"The cartographer C.J. Vooght draws on unpublished sources but does not in the end compose and improvement. The southern regions still call upon old Spanish nomenclature drawn from De Bry, 1591, which only reflects the fact that no development or discoveries were really being made in this region yet. The immediate Carolina coastline is still compressed on a northerly axis and does not utilise the advances made in the Second Lords Proprietors map of 1682 by Noel Gascoyne. It is not until Charles Towne that English nomenclature intercedes. An inset provides more detail of this English port but places Charles Towne on the south bank of the Rio Grande, a position from which it relocated in 1680." (Burden)

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