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No 253 Market Street, Philadelphia

Place of creation



Thomas, Cowperthwait, Co.

1 map : hand col., ms. ; 30 x 38 cm on sheet 35 x 44 cm.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC119071
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #478
Cartographic material
90: Open
Item no. assigned by LAC
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H3/400/1850 (rev 1851) copy 1

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Relief shown by hachures.

Map shows railroads, canals, captials and important towns. The Rideau and Welland canal routes are outlined in blue.

Includes insets: The city of Toronto and its environs. Scale [ca. 1:190 080] -- Vicinity of the falls of Niagara. Scale [ca 1: 633 600].

"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1850 by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Pennyslvania".

Bottom right corner #4

Includes decorative border.

Meridian of Washington.

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

Citation / reference note
Winearls, entry entry 96, state 9b
Phillips, 1179.

Original version note
Map published in S. Augustus Mitchell's "Mitchell's new atlas of North and South America" published in1851.

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

Subject heading

1. Upper Canada - Maps.
2. Ontario - Maps.
3. Toronto - Maps.
4. Niagara Falls - Maps.