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Walch, Jean, (fl. 1790) Charte de L'Afrique

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09862.07 Author/Creator: Walch, Jean, (fl. 1790) Place Written: Ausberg, Germany Type: Map Date: 1790 Pagination: 1 map ; 48 x 56.3 cm.

Summary of Content: One map entitled A Map of Part of the Rivers Faleme & Sanaga with the Countries of Bambuk & Tamba Awra drawn on the spot by M. Compagnon dated 1750. Contains the entire continent of Africa, as well as a small portion of the Middle East. The island of Madagascar is also included. The map is shaded to indicate different countries or regions. In the lower left corner is a decorated cartouche with tropical plants, an African man, a crocodile, and a monkey in the trees.

People: Walch, Jean, fl. 1790

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: AfricaMaps

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