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A Map of the Province of Upper Canada describing all the new settlements, townships, &c with the countries adjacent from Quebec to Lake Huron [cartographic material] / 


April 12, 1800



Place of creation



W. Faden

1 map : hand col., mounted on paper ; 55 x 85 cm on sheet 60 x 90 cm.
Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC98186
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #444
Cartographic material
90: Open
2000931253 Item no. assigned by LAC 444
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H2/400/1800 (copy1)

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional information

This is the first accurate, detailed map of what is now southern Ontario to be printed.

"Accompanied with a topographical description".

Published by W. Faden, Geographer to His majesty and to H.R.H. prince of Wales, Charing Cross, April 12th, 1800.

Relief shown by hachures

Longitude west from Greenwich.

Shows names of some land owners along the Upper & Lower Canada border and in New York and Vermont.

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

Related materials
For later editions see Mikan 3722563, 3722575, 3722585.

Citation / reference note
Winerals, Joan "Mapping Upper Canada 1780-1867: An Annotated Bibliography of Manuscript and Printed Maps", 1991. entry 30, state1.

Accompanying material note
Accompanied by box case.

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

Subject heading

1. Ontario - Maps.
2. Great Lakes Region - Maps.