Kentucky Antique Map Print (1784)
Archival print reproduction of an antique map of Kentucky from 1784 by John Filson.
- Medium: Art print
- Paper: 100% cotton, museum-quality, heavyweight, matte finish
- Ink: Archival pigment ink
- Size: 12x13 or 16x18 inches (includes a 1/4 inch white border)
About This Map
This map is partly dedicated to Daniel Boone and James Harrod, two frontiersman who provided geographic information used as the basis of the map. Boone's house is labeled southeast of Lexington, and James Harrod's town, the first settlement in Kentucky, is included as well. Includes locations of towns, forts, roads, Indian villages, and descriptions of landforms and mineral deposits.
Title: This Map of Kentucke, Drawn from Actual Observations, is Inscribed with the Most Perfect Respect, to the Honorable the Congress of the United States of America; and to His Excellcy. George Washington, Late Commander in Chief of their Army
Author: John Filson (1747-1788)