“America settentrionale [North America]”

Vicenzo Maria Coronelli. From Atlante Veneto [Veneto atlas], 1688.

Image of America settentrionale [North America]

Chicago first appeared as a place name—“Chekagou”—on a printed map in this work by Venetian cartographer Vicenzo Maria Coronelli.

Image of America settentrionale [North America]

Detail showing “Chekagou.”

Metadata Details
Item Type Book Section
Title America settentrionale [North America]
Short Title North America, 1688
Book Title Atlante Veneto [Veneto atlas]
Place of Publication Venice
Publisher D. Padovani
Creator Vicenzo Maria Coronelli
Publication Date 1688
Language Italian
Call Number VAULT oversize Ayer 135 .C8 1690 v. 1, pl. [14-15] (PrCt)
Location Special Collections 4th floor