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Province of Canada (Western sheet) [cartographic material] /  




Edinburgh, London

Place of creation



William Blackwood & Sons

1 map : col. ; 42 x 56 cm on sheet 49 x 63 cm.

Scope and content

Shows railway and canal routes.

Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC105726
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #492
Cartographic material
90: Open
Item no. assigned by LAC
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H3/1100/1868 (copy 2)

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional information

"The position of places in this map are laid down according to the determinationsof Admiral Bayfield, the U.S. Coast Survey and the British Admiralty, but more recent observations with the electric telegraph place Montreal in long. 73°33'00", Kingston in 76°28'30", Toronto in 79°23'15" & Windsor in 83°02'00" W.

Engraved and printed by W. & A.K. Johnston, Edinburgh

Keith Johnston General Atlas appears in upper left margin.

Plate no 42 appears in upper right margin

Relief shown by hachures.and spot heights.

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

Related materials
For other copies of this plate see : G/1019/.J66/1868, (AMICUS no 26306208); G/1019/.J66/1865 (AMICUS no 26305944) ; Mikan 3724821; Mikan 3725395.

Original version note
Map appears to be from Keith Johnston's "Royal Atlas of Modern Geography: exhibiting in a series of entirely original and authentic maps, the present condition of geographical discovery and research in the several countries, empires, and states of the world".

Subject heading

1. Ontario - Maps.
2. Railroads - Ontario - Maps.