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de Granville et de Fonville, Charles Becart, 1675-1703



  • Existence: 1675-05-31 - 1703-01-02


New French attorney, draughtsman and cartographer at Quebec City.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Charles Becard de Granville Manuscript, Late 17th Century

Identifier: 63
Scope and Contents Charles Becard de Granville titled this manuscript "Les Rartes des Indes" and it is illustrative of Indian and animal life in northeastern Canada. This album contains 180 pen drawings (some colored) of Indians, plants, and animals of New France (Canada) with manuscript uescriptions in ink. Also contained in the book are two double page maps with gilt-stamped arms of Louis XIV. This work is also commonly referred to as "Codex Canadiensis" and was reproduced in an elite edition of 100 copies...
Dates: Late 17th Century