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La terra de Hochelaga nella Nova Francia [cartographic material]. 




[In Venetia

Place of creation



Nella stamperia de Givnti.

1 map : b&w, woodcut, ill ; 27 x 37 cm (image), 32 x 41 cm (sheet).

Scope and content

Map shows Cartier landing at Hochelaga with a supposed plan of the village in the center. This is the first map that has "Monte Real" appearing.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC117664
90: Open
Cartographic material
90: Open
420 Item no. assigned by LAC 420
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Library of Congress class no.
G/3454.M16/1565/.R35 H3 copy 2
Local class no.
H3/340/Montreal [1556] [1565] copy 2

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional information

Map based on description of village by Jacques Cartier. Description in: The voyages of Jacques Cartier / by H. P. Biggar. Ottawa : F. A. Acland, 1924.

From atlas: Ramusio, Giovanni Battista. Terzo volume delle navigationi et viaggi. In Venetia: Nella stamperia de Givnti, 1565. P. 446-447.--Based on Kershaw.

Relief shown pictorially.

446 appears in upper leftt margin while 447 appears in upper right margin.

Includes legend.

Bottom right margin of map contains stamp "Collection de A. Léo Leymarie".

Attributed by some to cartographer Gicomo de Gastaldi.

Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 420.

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

Related materials
For other copies and reproductions of this map see: Mikan 183708 (NMC 1980 & NMC 1909); Amicus No 26374368 ; Mikan 2998531 ; Mikan 206003; Mikan 206004 ; Mikan 205999.

Citation / reference note
Sabin, v. 16 p. 312-313.
Cartier's Hochelaga and the Dawson site by James F. Pendergast and Bruce G. Tigger. Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1972.p. 12-14; 374-380.
Early printed maps of Canada. Vol. 1. 1540-1703 by Kenneth A. Kershaw. Ancaster, Ont. : Kershaw Publishing, 1993.Entries 16-17.
Goss, John " The Mappong of North America: Three centuries of map-making 1500-1860", Entry 7

Language note
Item in Italian.

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 117664

Exhibitions note
Titre d'exposition: Montréal, la conquête d'une île (1642-1980). Archives nationales du Québec; Montréal, Québec; 2000.05.11-2000.09.27.
Exhibition Title: Canada at Scale : Maps of Our History. National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 1999.06.29-1999.12.31.
Treasures of the National Map Collection, Public Archives of Canada : An exhibition of 100 original maps, atlases, globes and architectural plans, 1490-1982, held at the Public Archives of Canada 17 August 1982 to 9 January 1983

Subject heading

Hochelaga (Montréal, Québec) - Maps.