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Place of creation


1 map : col. ; 24 x 45 cm on sheet 41 x 59 cm.

Scope and content

Map shows images of famous Canadian explorers and the routes they took across Canada.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #391g
Cartographic material
90: Open
Item no. assigned by LAC
90NA: Open but not available
Cartographic material
90: Open
725 Item no. assigned by LAC 391g
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA

Additional name(s)

Additional information

"The original calendar was designed and produced in Canada by the Imperial Optical Company on all Canadian organization".

Margin of map contains provincial and territorial coats of Arms as well as historical fact about the following canadian explorers: Samuel Champlain, Pierre La Vérendrye, Jacques Cartier, John Cabot, Martin Frobisher, Henry Hudson, Samuel Hearne, Robert Campbell, Alexandre MacKenzie, Louis Jolliet, George Vancouver, James Cook, Simon Fraser and David Thompson.

Physical condition note
Needs conservation: torn with masking tape on verso.

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

Subject heading

1. Explorers - Canada - Maps.
2. Canada - Discovery and exploration - Maps.