Maps of the Pimeria: Early Cartography of the Southwest, by Jack Mount

18th Century

1744. Richard William Seale. A Map of North America with the European Settlements and Whatever Else is Remarkable in ye West Indies from the Latest and Best Observations
1744. Richard William Seale. A Map of North America with the European Settlements and Whatever Else is Remarkable in ye West Indies from the Latest and Best Observations. London. Map 38 x 47 cm. Scale ca. 1:19,000,000. From Paul Rapin de Thoyras, The History of England, Continued by N. Tindal. London, 1744, volume 3. [G3301 S1 1744 S4]. 1003X800 | 752X600

Seale's map has some Kino data probably gleaned from Fer's versions. However, California is still an island and the route of the Colorado River is actually that of the Gila River. Fer continues portraying fanciful details from Baron Lahontan's romantic tale of his 1688-90 travels west of the upper Mississippi River.

Seale (1732-1785) was a London engraver and draughtsman.

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