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[between 1827 and 1833]



Place of creation



John Thomson & Co.

1 map : hand col. ; 46 x 59 cm on sheet 54 x 72 cm.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC175343
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #395
Cartographic material
90: Open
Item no. assigned by LAC
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Relief shown pictorially and by hachures.

Prime meridian west from Greenwich.

Area west of James Bay identified as New South Wales. Map also indicates the lands of various native American tribes.

Plate no 54 in upper right margin.

Appears to be from Thomson's 1817 atlas "A new general atlas consisting of a series of geographical designs, on various projections, exhibting the form and component parts of the globe; and a collection of maps and charts, delineating the natural and political divisions of the empires, kingdoms, and states in the world".

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

Related materials
For another addition of this map see: Mikan 3726456; Amicus No 26306171 (G/1019/N423/1817/fol. Vault).

Citation / reference note
Phillips, entry 731, plate no 54.

Subject heading

1. Canada
2. Nova Scotia - Maps.