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Place of creation



John Thomson & Co

1 map : hand col. outline ; 47 x 58 cm on sheet 52 x 72 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 NMC27757
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 135
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.

Longitude west from Greenwich.

From: John Thomson & Co'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. Constructed from the best systematic works, and the most authentic vaoyages and travels. With a memoir of the progress of geography, a summary of physical geography, and a consulting index to facilitate the finding of places. 1817, map no 52.

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

Related materials
For other copies and or editions see: Carto - G1019 .N423 1817 - fol. Vault (AMICUS No. 26306171) ; Carto - G1019 .N423 1833 - fol./Vault (AMICUS No. 26305958)

Cartographic math data
Scale [ca. 1: 38 016 000] (W 170°--E 30°/N 80°--S 55°)

Citation / reference note
Phillips, Entry 731, map no 52

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC27757

Exhibitions note
Over the Rockies: The Discovery & Mapping of the Canadian West 1700-1886. An Exhibition held at the The Royal Ontario Museum, March and April, 1956

Subject heading

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


Other system control no.