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Europe; Asia; America; Africa. [cartographic material]. 



Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

4 maps on 1 sheet hand col. ; 18 x 24 cm on sheet 45 x 60 cm.

Scope and content

The four maps cover Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist. Microfiche version is open
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC27674
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #30
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 information

Land coloured bright yellow and green

Pictorial relief.

Copperplate engraving.

A windhead appears in center of top margin of the Asia map

"Gioseppe Rasatio" appears in the lower left margin of the Asia map.

Physical description note
Four maps attached at the top of each map to one sheet of paper. The tape used to attached the map and the paper mounting do not appear to be of archival quality.

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

Related materials
For other edition see AMICUS No. 26306155 (G1015 .R67 1688 - Vault)

Cartographic math data
Scale indeterminate.

Citation / reference note
Burden, Entry 149

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC27674

Exhibitions note
This map was part of an exhibition held at The Royal Ontario Museum, March 1954 entitled "The Discovery & Mapping of the Great Lakes 'Sweet Water' 1522-1703 showcasing MacDonald's Collection.

Subject heading

1. World - Maps - Early works to 1600 .
2. Maps Africa
3. Europe- Maps - Early works to 1600.
4. Asia- Maps - Early works to 1600.
5. North America - Maps - Early works to 1600.
6. South America - Maps - Early works to 1600.


Other system control no.