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Weekly Map Giveaway Winner!

26 Dec

Sign up for our weekly map give-away here! This week’s mystery winner is… mndeerslayer@ If your email address starts with “mndeerslayer” please email me at: lisa@greatriverarts.com to claim your free map! The entire email address has been omitted for your privacy. The name on this page is changed weekly, and chosen with random.org. Thank you […]

Travel Map Feature: 108 Puget Sound and Surroundings 1877

22 Dec
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1877 Map of Puget Sound and Surrounding Territories- John Hanson You will notice this early map of the Puget Sound and its surroundings is quite detailed. It was drawn by cartographer John Hanson and was compiled as part of the Eastwick, Morris, and Company’s official surveys publication. There are several noteworthy features to mention concerning […]

Discovery Map Series: Franquelin’s Map of Louisiana, 1684

20 Dec
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Jean Baptiste Louis Franquelin’s Map of Louisiana, 1684, also known as “Map of Louisiana, or the Voyages of the Sieur de La Salle,” illustrates the careful recorded extent of France’s Louisiana and its progress of western discovery. Published following the French possession of the territory, it outlines the boundaries of the newly acquired lands claimed […]

Weekly Map Giveaway Winner!

19 Dec

Sign up for our weekly map give-away here! This week’s mystery winner is… gbhdetails@ If your email address starts with “gbhdetails” please email me at: lisa@greatriverarts.com to claim your free map! The entire email address has been omitted for your privacy. The name on this page is changed weekly, and chosen with random.org. Thank you […]

Educational Map Series: Map of North America, lost map from La Salle

13 Dec
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Carte de l’Amerique Septentrionnale   Compiled between 1909 and 1910 from his original 1688 map, which was based on a lost map drawn up by René-Robert Cavelier La Salle, Jean-Baptiste-Louis Franquelin’s map titled “Carte de l’Amerique Septentrionnale, translated “Map of North America,” is a highly significant map depicting the French discoveries and exploration in the […]

Weekly Map Giveaway Winner!

12 Dec

Sign up for our weekly map give-away here! This week’s mystery winner is… burkies2190@ If your email address starts with “burkies2190″ please email me at: lisa@greatriverarts.com to claim your free map! The entire email address has been omitted for your privacy. The name on this page is changed weekly, and chosen with random.org. Thank you […]

Discovery Map Series: Sir Francis Drake and the New World

06 Dec
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Originally produced by Dutch cartographer and engraver Nicola van Sype, and perhaps published in Antwerp in 1581 , La herdike enterprise faict par le Signeur Draeck D’Avoir cirquit toute la Terre is believed to be drawn from a copy of the Queen’s map, also known as the “Whitehall Map,” a large scale map that Francis Drake presented […]

Weekly Map Giveaway Winner!

05 Dec

Sign up for our weekly map give-away here! This week’s mystery winner is… vickyavery@ If your email address starts with “vickyavery” please email me at: lisa@greatriverarts.com to claim your free map! The entire email address has been omitted for your privacy. The name on this page is changed weekly, and chosen with random.org. Thank you […]