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Place of creation



J. Thomson]

1 map : hand col. outline ; 48 x 58 cm on sheet 51 x 62 cm.

Scope and content

Shows North America, Greenland and Iceland.

Cartographic material
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Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC175345
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Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection Item #227
Cartographic material
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227 Item no. assigned by LAC 227
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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 name(s)

Engraver: Hewitt, N.R.
Publisher: John Thomson & Co.

Additional information

Longitude west from Greenwich.

Shows the location of varios native American tribes.

"No 53" appears in upper right margin.

"N.R. Hewitt, Sc. 10 Broad Str. Bloomsby. London."

Fom: John Thomson's "A new general atlas, consisting of a series of geographical designs, on various projections, exhibiting the form and component parts of the globe; and a collection of maps and charts, delineating the natural and political divisions of the empires, kingdoms, and states in the world". Edinburgh, 1817.

Relief shown by hachures.

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 3970940 (NMC 175346) ; G1019 .N423 1817 - fol. Vault (AMICUS No 26306171) ; G1019 .N423 1833 - fol. /Vault (AMICUS No 26305958)

Cartographic math data
Scale [ca. 1:15 000 000] (W 170°--W 20°/N 80°--N 23°)

Citation / reference note
Phillips, Entry 731, no 53.
David Rumsey Collection. Image ID 1120807.

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC 175345

Subject heading

1. North America - Maps - Early works, 1801-1850.
2. Maps Greenland
3. Maps Iceland


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