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|Title||Veüe du port de Louis-Bourg dans l'Isle Royalle|
|Date||View date in the chronology|
|Document Type||Map; Art|
|Description||View of Louisbourg detailing its buildings, fortifications, and fishing industry; keyed to references A-I and L-N in bottom margin. Includes drawings of many boats and ships.|
|Places||Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada|
|Keywords||France, New France, fort, settlement, white settlement, white settlers|
|Theme||American Indians and the European Powers|
1 manuscript view: hand-coloured; 415 x 733 mm, on sheet 561 x 750 mm.
Pen-and-ink and watercolour (green, blue, brown, yellow, red); mounted on cloth.
Sheet 95 of 115 numbered leaves in the Cartes Marines Manuscript Map Collection, detailing French colonial interests worldwide. Compiled c.1640-c.1726, probably under the direction of prominent members of the Besenval family, who served as high military officers and diplomats for the French crown, the maps detail French colonial interests in the style of military and naval cartographers. Most sheets are anonymous and undated. Bound together in 1727 as an atlas comprised of 117 numbered leaves; maps later disbound and mounted on cloth. All sheets are drawn with pen-and-ink and watercolour; most were previously folded. Each leaf catalogued individually.
|Library||The Newberry Library|
|Copyright||The Newberry Library|
|Collection||The Edward E. Ayer Collection|
|Reference||VAULT drawer Ayer MS map 30 sheet 95|
|Catalogue Link||The Newberry Library Catalogue|