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Place of creation
Tijpus Iohannis Bogardi
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Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
304 Item no. assigned by LAC 304
Credit Library and Archives Canada.
Creator / Provenance
First printed map of present day central Canada. Depticts the ares west of Hochelaga at an early stage in its cartographic represnetation.
From: Wytfliet, Corneille. Descriptionis Ptolemaicae augmentvm . Louvanni : Tijpus Iohannis Bogardi, 1597. Plate 15. This was the first separatley published atlas with all the maps entirel devoted to North America.
State of map determined based on the fact taht "The name of the island at the entrance to the inland sea is removed and that above the 280° meridian the name is spelled Higuater instead of Hignater" Burden and Kershaw.
Relief shown pictorially.
Cartographic math data
Citation / reference note
Kershaw, Entry 39, State 3
Koeman, v.3, p. 219, Entry Wyt 1A
Phillips, Entry 1140, no 15
Phillips, Entry 3644, no 15
A.E. Nordenskiöld collection, v. 2, p. 307
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 - Map - Early works to 1800.
2. New France - Maps - Early works to 1800.
3. Central Canada - Maps - Early works to 1800.
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