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L'Amerique divisée en ses principaux États, 1788

 Item — Drawer: 122 : L : 4, Section: 1
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-050


This general map of the Americas, produced in Paris in 1788, depicts the political divisions in North America just after the Treaty of Paris was signed in 1783. The Treaty effectively ended the American Revolutionary War. The United States is comprised of land east of the Mississippi River, while Great Britain controls Canada and Spain controls Louisiana, Mexico, Florida and western North America. Also depicted is a large inset of the Canadian Arctic, and another two insets of Caribbean islands, in addition to an elaborately illustrated cartouche.

Map of the Americas designed to show the political divisions in North America immediately following the Treaty of Paris. Relief shown pictorially. Insets: Supplement pour le Nord de L'Amerique ; Isle de la Martinique ; Isle St. Domingue. Elaborate cartouche in lower left.


  • 1788


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2 Sheets : 1 map on 2 sheets : hand colored ; 72 x 100 cm, sheets 73 x 52 cm.

Language of Materials


Reference numbers

Client reference #111; WAG #289270


Cohen & Taliaferro LLC, 7 April 2008.

Additional details

Scale [ca. 1:14,000,000]. Relief shown pictorially.


Small tears bottom center and some damp staining at edges


A Paris : Chez Lattré, 1788

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121