Item MS-2-756, OS Folder 3 - Karte von dem Ostlichen stucke von Neu Franreich oder Canada

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Karte von dem Ostlichen stucke von Neu Franreich oder Canada

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  • Cartographic material

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Map of the eastern lands of New France or Canada

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Jacques Nicolas Bellin

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MS-2-756, OS Folder 3

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  • 1756 (Creation)
    Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772

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1 map : col., engraving ; 17 x 22 cm

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Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 21 March 1772) was a French hydrographer, geographer, and member of the French intellectual group called the philosophes. Bellin was born in Paris. He was hydrographer of France's hydrographic office, member of the Académie de Marine and of the Royal Society of London. Bellen was one of the most important cartographers of the eighteenth century. Over a fifty year career, he produced a large number of maps of particular interest to the Ministère de la Marine. He died at Versailles.

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Item is a map of eastern Canada created in 1756 by Jacques Nicolas Bellin.

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  • German

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  • Oversize-folder: MS-2-756, OS Folder 3