Bowen, Emanuel, -1767, J Gibson, and Robert Sayer. An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the British, Spanish and French dominions on this great continent; exhibiting the present seat of war, and the French encroachments… [London, Printed for Robt. Sayer ?, 1755] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress.

Randall, A.M. Basket of Fruit with Parrot, 1777, Painting, “Courtesy
National Gallery of Art, Washington.”

A prospective view of the town of Boston, the capital of New-England – and the landing of — troops in the year 1768… / P. Revere. Library of Congress Rare Book and Special Collections Division Washington, D.C.

Kleedinge Van Canada [Costumes of Canada], ca. 1650 CA ANC Library and Archives Canada, Peter Winkworth Collection R9266-2428

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