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Place of creation



Tijpus Iohannis Bogardi

1 map 21.6 x 27.4 cm, on sheet 30.8 x 40 cm.

Scope and content

Shows contemporary conception of Newfoundland, the St. Lawrence and the coast of Labrador.

Cartographic material: microform
90: Open
Cartographic material: microform
Microfiche NMC97602
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #306
Cartographic material
90: Open
Item no. assigned by LAC
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Relief shown pictorially.

From: Wytfliet, Corneille. Descriptionis Ptolemaicae avgmentvm ... Lovanii : Tijpus Iohannis Bogardi, 1597. Plate 18. Collection lacks original atlas.

Former call no.: 900 1597 (copy 1) H3.

Former call no G3400 1597 .W97 H3 1

Custodial history
Part of the Alexander E MacDonald Canadiana Collection purchased by the Public Archives of Canada in 1981.

Cartographic math data
Scale [ca. 1:9 000 000] (W 75°--W 52°/N 63°--N 45°).

Citation / reference note
Burden, Philip D. The mapping of North America, 102.
Kershaw, Kenneth A. Early printed maps of Canada, Entry 35.
A.E. Nordenskiöld collection ..., v. 2, 307.
Koeman, C. Atlantes neerlandici, III Wyt 1A and 1B.
Phillips 1140 and 3644.

Location of duplicates note
Another copy of this map is available in Amicus under G/3400/1597/.W97. See AMICUS no 27931127.

Language note
Text in Latin.

Exhibitions note
Exhibition title: The Belgian Connection. Curator: Claire Carbonez and Jeffrey Murray, National Library of Canada; Ottawa,Ontario; 2002.05.01-2002.07.01.
This map was part of an exhibition held at The Royal Ontario Museum, March 1954 entitled "The Discovery & Mapping of the Great Lakes 'Sweet Water' 1522-1703 showcasing MacDonald's Collection.

Subject heading

1. Canada
2. New France - Maps.

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