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Maps of the Americas

A fascinating sampling of maps depicting places in the Americas.

Kimberly Kowal

Lead Curator Digital Mapping

Encompassing the continents of North and South America, as well as Central America and the Caribbean, this collection represents the Library’s vast store of British maps made of its colonies and other centres of interest and activity in the New World.

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Curator's choice

Kimberly Kowal highlights personal favourite items from the collection

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A Plan of the City and Harbour of Havana

A Plan of the City and Harbour of Havana

Plan of the Encampment and position of the Army under General Burgoyne at Sword's House on Hudson's River

Plan of the Encampment and position of the Army under General Burgoyne at Sword's House on Hudson's River

Map of the principal Mining District of the Province of Minas Geraes in the Empire of Brazil

Map of the principal Mining District of the Province of Minas Geraes in the Empire of Brazil

Map of the Gold Regions of the Frazer River and the Washington Territory on the Western Coast of America. By J. Wyld

Map of the Gold Regions of the Frazer River and the Washington Territory on the Western Coast of America. By J. Wyld

Insurance Plan of Bridgetown Barbados (Sheet 4)

Insurance Plan of Bridgetown Barbados (Sheet 4)

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