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A Map of the United States of North America [cartographic material] /  





Place of creation



A. Arrowsmith

1 map : col., ill.; 122 x 142 cm on sheet 130 x 151 cm folded to 32 x 25 cm.
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 #220
Cartographic material
90: Open
Item no. assigned by LAC
220 Item no. assigned by LAC 220
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Relief shown pictorially and by hachures.

Longitude west from Greenwich.

Includes description of Niagara Falls.

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

Source of title
Title found in decorative cartouche which depicts Niagara Falls

Citation / reference note
Phillips, P. Lee. "A List of Maps of America in the Library of Congress". 1901, vol.2, p. 874.

Accompanying material note
Accompanied by original cover which carries the follwing information: N America United States by A. Arrowsmith Jan 1, 1796 additions to 1802. manuscript note "Shows well the 31°N Lat. Line of 1783 Missippi to St Mary's River."

Exhibitions note
Discovery and Mapping of Upper Canada: An exhibition held at the Canadiana Department, Royal Ontario Museum, May - December 1967

Original map cut along panel fold lines and conserved on linen backing.

Subject heading

United States - Maps.