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[America] [cartographic material] /  


27 April 1776

Place of creation



Wm. Faden

1 map : hand col. outline ; 33 x 39 cm on sheet 39 x 45 cm.

Scope and content

Shows outline of 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 NMC27736
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #127
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

Possibly lithograph copy of original Faden map, crudely coloured, with numerous manuscript designations added.

Prime meridian of Greenwich .

"Published as the Act directs 27 April 1776, by Wm. Faden, the Corner of St Martin Lane, Charing Cross".

Physical condition note
A yellow cloth ribbon has been sewn around the margin of the map.

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

Cartographic math data
Scale indterminate (W 170°--W 0°/N 75°--S 5°)

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC27736

Subject heading

1. North America - Maps - Early works, 1751-1800.
2. South America - Maps - Early works, 1751-1800.
3. Western Hemisphere - Maps - Early works, 1751-1800.


Other system control no.