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Description found in Archives
Item (linked) part of
Place of creation
Tijpus Iohannis Bogardi
Scope and content
Shows area of central Canada west from Hochelaga.
Conditions of access
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
303 Item no. assigned by LAC 303
Credit Library and Archives Canada.
Creator / Provenance
First printed map of present day central Canada. Depicts the area west of Hochelaga at an early stage in its cartographic representation
From: Wytfliet, Corneille. Descriptionis Ptolemaicae augmentvm . Louvanni : Tijpus Iohannis Bogardi, 1597. Plate 15. This was the first separately published atlas with all the maps entirely devoted to North America
State of map determined based on the the fact that "The name of the island at the entrance to the inland sea is removed and that above the 280° meiridian the name is spelled Higuater instead of Hignater" - Burden and Kershaw.
Relief shown pictorially.
Physical condition note
Cartographic math data
Citation / reference note
Kershaw, Entry 39, State 3.
Phillips, Entry 3644, no 15.
Koeman, v. 3, p. 219, Entry Wyt 1A, no (15)
Phillips, Entry 1140, no 15.
Koeman, v. 3, p. 219 Entry Wyt 1B.
Availability of other formats note
Plotting the Land of Ontario 1564-1919, A joint exhibit by the Canadiana Department, R.O.M, MacDonald Ophthalmic Foundation, Ontario department of Public Records and Archives to coincide with the 5th Annual Conference of the Association of Canadian Map Libraries, May 26-28th, 1971
Discovery and Mapping of Upper Canada: An exhibition held at the Canadiana Department, Royal Ontario Museum, May - December 1967
1. North America - Maps - Early works to 1800.
2. New France - Maps - Early works to 1800.
3. Central Canada - Maps - Early works to 1800.
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