This is a very nice early map of St. Lawrence River area. The map shows the course of the St. Lawrence River from Anticosti Island and the mouth west to beyond Quebec. It details many rocks and shoals in the river with numerous villages and forts located along the shore. Decorated with a rococo-style cartouche that includes a distance scale. Published by Prevost.
1719 Chatelain Map of Eastern and Central Canada
Carte du Cours du Fleuve de St. Laurent Depuis son Embouchure jusqu'au dessus de Quebec.
Map Maker Specifics
J Bellin, 1719, Paris
7.3 x 11.8 in. plus margins
Very Good. Nice imprint, original hand color. Slight toning, mostly in margins. Small void in upper right margin. Issued fold.