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Place of creation



J. & F. Tallis

1 map : hand col outline, ill. ; 30 x 22 cm on sheet 36 x 27 cm.
Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC105077
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 239.
Cartographic material
90: Open
239 Item no. assigned by LAC 239
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)

Illustrator: Marchant, J.
Engraver: Rogers, J.
Publisher: J. & F. Tallis (Firm)

Additional information

Relief shown by hachures.

Longitude west from Greenwich.

Map includes several illustrations: Esquimaux dog --sledge - Mount Hekla -- beaver -- Falls of Niagara -- Convoy of diamonds -- ancient monuments of Mexico -- North American Indians -- Wapiti deer -- Cossacks.

Map also includes a decorative border.

From: Tallis's illustrated atlas, and modern history of the world, geographical, political, commerical and statistical, 1851 (map no 64)

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

Cartographic math data
Scale [ca. 1:23 000 000] (E 150°--W 20°/N 80°--N 0°)

Citation / reference note
Phillips, Entry 804, no [64]

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 105077.

Subject heading

1. North America - Maps.
2. Canada
3. United States - Maps.
4. Mexico - Maps.
5. Central America - Maps.
6. Caribbean region - Maps.


Other system control no.