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A Map of New-England

A Map of New-England Woodcut
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[ This description is from the project: MHS 225th Anniversary ]

A Map of New England, the first map known to be published in the English colonies of North America, is probably also the first published in the Western Hemisphere. The map is attributed to John Foster, a mathematician and schoolmaster, who was the only Bostonian known to make woodcuts during this period.