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British North America [cartographic material] /  


15 Febry 1837[i.e. 1838]

Place of creation



J. Arrowsmith, 35 Essex Street Strand

1 map : dissected and mounted on linen, hand col. ; 47 x 60 cm folded to 19 x 11 cm.
Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist. Microfiche version is open.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC90079
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection Item # 364
Cartographic material
90: Open
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H2/1100/1837[i.e., 1838]

Terms of use

Copyright: Expired
Credit Library and Archives Canada.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Pictorial relief.

"40" appears in Lower right margin.

Dated printed additions of 1838. ("Simpsons farthest 26 Augt. 1838". Also some ms. additions in same area.)

Also shows Alaska and Greenland and the Northern United States. Does not show Newfoundland.

The London atlas of universal geography, exhibiting the physical & political divisions of the various countries of the World, constructed from original materials. Is most respectfully dedicated to his venerable friend John Middleton Esqr. As a testimony of gratitude and esteem, by his much obliged & humble servant, John Arrowsmith, F.R.G.S. & R.A.S. 35, Essex Street, Strand, London, pubd. by J. Arrowsmith,1838.

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

Related materials
For other editions see Mikan 4146411 (NMC 90078) ; Carto - G3400 1857 .A77 - H2 (AMICUS No. 17077794)(NMC 88411) ; Carto - G3400 1858.A77 - H2 (AMICUS No. 26306351)(NMC 98266) ;Carto - G1019. A78 1847 - fol./Vault ( AMICUS No. 26304897) ; Carto - G1019 .A78 1844 - fol./Vault ( AMICUS No. 26304897)

Cartographic math data
Scale [ca. 1: 9 500 000] ((W 170°--W 30°/N 80°--N 35°)

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC90079

Subject heading

1. Canada - Maps - Early works, 1801-1850.


Other system control no.