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Map of the Province of Canada, and the lower colonies [cartographic material] : shewing the connection by steam navigation with New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illiniois, Michigan, Wisconsin & Minnesota, and with Europe by the route of the River St. Lawrence and the Great Lakes shewing also the connection by railway & canals with New England, Mississippi & Missouri Rivers, Iowa & Nebraska /





Place of creation



Thomas C. Keefer

1 map : b.&w. ; 62 x 98 cm on sheet 65 x 100 cm.

Scope and content

Shows present day Canada from the Great Lakes east to mainland Newfoundland and into the United States as far south as Delaware.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC191056
90: Open
Cartographic material
90: Open
413 Item no. assigned by LAC 413
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

Includes legend showing railways in (operation, in progress & proposed) as well as canals.

Includes inset: Profile of St Lawrence River & Lake navigation from Anticosti to Fond-du-Lac, Lake Superior 2000 miles. Scales: horizontal 50 miles to an inch - vertical 100 ft. to an inch. 18 x 92 cm..

Map published in J. Sheridan Hogan's "Canada: an essay to which was awarded the first prize by the Paris Exhibition Committee of Canada", (Montreal, 1855)

Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 413.

Physical condition note
Torn along fold line and along right hand margin. Scotch tape present on verso of map.

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

Related materials
For other copies see Mikan 3821306 (NMC 191055) ; H2/1100/1855 (NMC 24951)

Citation / reference note
Winerals, Entry 209, p. 70.

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 191056.

Subject heading

1. Railways - Canada - Maps.
2. Railways - U.S. - Maps.
3. Canals - Canada, eastern - Maps.
4. Canals - U.S. - Maps.
5. Canada - Railway services - Routes - Maps.
6. United States - Railway services - Routes - Maps.