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Map of the Territorial Divisions of the Aborigines of New York.


  • MEDIUM: Stone engraving, printed in color.

    DATE: 1899

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 14 x 17 3/4" (35.3 x 435 cm)

  • DESCRIPTION: This fascination map shows a map of New York State, withing the map is a breakdown by county. Printed in red are the Native American tribal names, Neutrals, Senecas, Onodagas, Mahikans and Matowacks to name a few.<br><br> This map was produced by William Martin Beauchamp 1884-1910, an American ethnologist and Episcopal clergyman. In addition to being a clergyman, Beauchamp was also a noted historian. From 1884 to 1910 he was archaeologist of New York State Museum and made many valuable archaeological contributions from his independent research, particularly concerning the Iroquois Indians. In 1889 the United States Bureau of Ethnology commissioned him to survey the Iroquois territory in New York and Canada, and to prepare a map indicating the location of all the known Indian sites in that region. This is an example of the map.<br><br>

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Map printed by Wynkoop, Hallenbeck, Crawford & Co.

  • CONDITION: Very good condition and color.



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