French Map Showing California as an Island (1720)


La Californie ou Nouvelle Caroline

French Map Depicting California as an Island (1720s)
French Map Depicting California as an Island (1720s) image detail
Date: 1720
Author: Nicolas de Fer
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Source: Library of Congress
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This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of California that you might want to check out.

Another installment of Multi-Map Monday.

People love "California as an Island". So The 59 King gives the people what they want.

Behold: California as an Island... this one in Nicholas de Fer flavor.

For more map resources and imagery from this period in California's history, check out the California Historical Society's website.



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