Item MS-2-756, OS Folder 5 - Plan de la Baye de Chibouctou

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Plan de la Baye de Chibouctou

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  • Cartographic material

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Plan of the Bay of Chebucto

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Jacques Nicolas Bellin

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MS-2-756, OS Folder 5

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  • 1764 (Creation)
    Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772

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1 map : 12 x 17 in.

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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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  • Oversize-folder: MS-2-756, OS Folder 5