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Nova Anglia Novvm Belgivm et Virginia [cartographic material] 



Place of creation



Johannes JanBonius Excudit

1 map : ill., hand col. ; 36 x 48 cm on sheet 39 x 50 cm.

Scope and content

Extending from Cape Feare in the south to Nova Scotia in the north, Jansson's map of New England was derived from the less well circulated map by Johannes de Laet, 1630.Considered to be one of the first maps to contain the place name, Masachusets. It also depicts Manbattes (Manhatten), and New Amsterdam (New York).

Cartographic material
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Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC7445
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Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 602
Cartographic material
90: Open
602 Item no. assigned by LAC 602
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Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada.
Copyright expired.

Additional information

Relief shown pictorially

Copperplate engraving.

Includes compass rose.

Map is illustrated with ships.

On verso:2 pages of text. left hand page titled "Nievw Engelandt", right hand page titled "Nievw-Nederlandt, ende Nievw-Engelandi."

Signature at bottom of text is "VVest-Indien Kkk. Burden's" The Mapping of North America", Entry 247. indicates that this signature is from the 1637 Dutch text edition.

From: Appendix Atlantis, 1637

Physical condition note
Scotoch tape on verso.

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

Cartographic math note
1 in. to 24 Miliaria Germainia Communie

Citation / reference note
Burden, Phillip " The Mapping of North America", Entry 247.
Phillips, Entry 449, Vol.II, no [104]
Goss, Entry 29

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 7445

Exhibitions note
This map was part of an exhibition held at The Royal Ontario Museum, March 1954 entitled "The Discovery & Mapping of the Great Lakes 'Sweet Water' 1522-1703 showcasing MacDonald's Collection.

Subject heading

1. Atlantic Coast (North America) - Maps - Early works to 1800.
2. Atlantic States - Maps - Early works to 1800.
3. Eastern Canada - Maps - Early works to 1800.
4. North America - Maps - Early works to 1800.


Other system control no.