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The Western hemisphere. The Eastern hemisphere. [cartographic material] 



Place of creation



J. Cary

1 map : hand col., 2 hemisphere ; each 44 cm. in diam. on sheet 55 x 99cm.
Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist. Microfiche version is open
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC27700
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #78
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.

Map shows the routes of various explorers including: Cook, Vancouver, De La Perouse, Pickersgills, Clerke and Gores.

"Published by J. Cary, Enrgaver and Mapseller No. 181 Strand, Augst. 1, 1799.

On verso: No's 1 & 2

From: Cary's new universal atlas, containing distinct maps of all the principal states and kingdoms throughout the World. From the latest and best authorities extant. London: Printed for J. Cary, Engraver and Map-seller, No. 181, near Norfolk Street, Strand, 1808., maps 1& 2

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
Phillips. Entry 714, no. 1& 2.

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC27700

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

Varying form of title

Subject heading

1. World - Maps.
2. Western hemisphere - Maps - Early works to 1800.
3. Eastern hemisphere - Maps - Early works to 1800.


Other system control no.