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Map of the Boundary of Upper & Lower Canada with adjacent parts of the United States of America & c. [cartographic material] / 





Place of creation



W. Faden

1 map : hand col., ill.; 73 x 125 cm on sheet 78 x 126 folded to 20 x 32cm.
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 #449
Cartographic material
90: Open
Item no. assigned by LAC
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional information

Published as the act directs Aug 17, 1815 by W. Faden, Geographer to His Majesty & to His Royal Highness the Prince Regient, Charring Cross, London.

"His Royal Highness George Augustus Frederick, Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall and Prince Regent of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland; This map is with His Royal Highness special permission; most greatfully dedicated by a faithful and zealous Canadian subject, and His Royal Highness most obiedient and devoted servant Joseph Bouchette, His Majesty's Surveyor General of the province of Lower Canada, and Lieut. Colonel C.M."

Engraved by J. Walker.

Relief shown by hachures.

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

Formatted contents note
Includes 4 views: View of the Grand Portage on Lake Superior -- Cape Anguille, Cape Ray on entering the Gulf of St. Lawrence / J. Bouchette delt. -- Bird Island bearing s1/2 w. 4 miles / J Bouchette delt. -- View of Lake Ontario.

Citation / reference note
Winerals, Joan " Mapping Upper Canada, 1780-1867 : An Annotated Bibliography of Manuscript and Printed Maps" 1991, p.21, entry 50.

Accompanying material note
Accompanied by original Cover which bears title: Upper & Lower Canada.

Exhibitions note
Plotting the Land of Ontario 1564-1919, A joint exhibit by the Canadiana Department, R.O.M, MacDonald Ophthalmic Foundation, Ontario department of Public Records and Archives to coincide with the 5th Annual Conference of the Association of Canadian Map Libraries, May 26-28th, 1971
Discovery and Mapping of Upper Canada: An exhibition held at the Canadiana Department, Royal Ontario Museum, May - December 1967

Subject heading

1. Quebec - Maps.
2. Ontario - Maps.