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The World, on Mercators Projection [cartographic material] / 



Place of creation



James Wyld, Geographer to the King

1 map : dissected and mounted on linen, had col., 61 x 93 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 NMC27698
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #82
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.

Prime meridian Greenwich.

Accompanied by a leather slipcase.

Appears to be from 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 and nautical discoveries" ca. 1838

Physical condition note
Border edge of map covered with a green adhesive tape.

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 versions see: G3200 1854 .W89 - H3 (AMICUS No. 17074019)

Cartographic math data
Scale indeterminate (W 180°--E 180°/N 81°--S 54°)

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC27698

Subject heading

1. World - Maps.


Other system control no.