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An eye sketch of the falls of Niagara [cartographic material]. 


16 Novr. 1798



Place of creation



J. Stockdale

1 map : b. & w. ; 17 x 23 cm on sheet 23 x 29 cm.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC145690
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 505
Cartographic material
90: Open
Item no. assigned by LAC
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H3/410/Niagara (River) /1798

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Includes inset showing Niagara River from Fort Niagara to Fort Erie. scale [ca 1: 1 267 000].

Publishing information appearing along bottom: London by J. Stockdale, Piccadilly, 16th Novr. 1798.

Bottom left: I. Weld, del!, bottom right Neele, sculpt.

Maps shows both falls in detail , the American name "Fort Schlooser Fall, Table Rock, Indian ladder and Simcoe's ladder on the west side and a road running from Lake Ontario to Lake Erie. Also shows the locations of Wilson's tavern.

Relief shown pictorially.

Map indicates the distance across the River near Fort Schollser Falls.

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

Related materials
Appears to be from Issac Weld's "Travels through the States of North America, and the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada, during the years 1795, 1796, and 1797." published in London by J.Stockdale in 1799. (print no 25)

Citation / reference note
Winearls, entry 681, state 1, 1798.

Subject heading

Early works to 1800. Niagara River (N.Y. and Ont.)