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Western Hemisphere [cartographic material] / 



Place of creation



James Wyld

1 map : 1 hemisphere ; 57 cm in diam on sheet 73 x 60 cm.

Scope and content

Shows North and South America

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist. Microfiche version is open.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC27764
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #138
Cartographic material
90: Open
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.

Terms of use

Copyright: Expired
Credit Library and Archives Canada.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Pictorial relief.

"Published by JAs. Wyld, Geographer to the Queen, Charing Cross East, 1840"

On verso "4" appears on upper right corner.

From James Wyld's "A new general atlas of modern geography, consisting of a complete collection of maps of the four quarters of the globe; delineating their physical features and coloured to show the limits of their respective states; including also the latest geographical & nautical discoveries." London. 1940.

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

Cartographic math data
Scale indeterminate.

Citation / reference note
LeGear, Entry 6091, map no 4.

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC27764

Subject heading

1. North America - Maps - Early works, 1801-1850.
2. South America - Maps - Early works, 1801-1850.


Other system control no.