La carte figure le cours du bas-Mississippi avec les régions avoisinantes et de nombreux villages indiens.
- Accurate map showing the lower Mississippi River and surrounding areas, the ranges and villages of numerous Indian tribes are shown.
Joint: BELLIN. Carte des Embouchures du Mississipi, 1744. Dheulland Sculp. 200 x 285 mm.
Jaques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) was one of the most important and proficient French cartographers of the mid-eighteenth century.
He was appointed the first Ingenieur Hydrographe de la Marine, and also Official Hydrographer to the French King. Bellin produced a substantial number of important separately issued maps, particularly reflecting continuing discoveries and political events in the Americas. His maps and charts were finely engraved and produced, and set a high standard of accuracy. Engraved by Dheulland.