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Chart of the World showing new route through Canada between England, China, Japan, Australasia and the East [cartographic material] /  


April 1886

Place of creation



Department of Agriculture

1 map : col. ; 62 x 109 cm on sheet 72 x 120 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 NMC27716
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #86
Cartographic material
90: Open
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H1/10000/1886 (copy 1)

Terms of use

Copyright: Expired
Credit Library and Archives Canada.

Additional information

Relief shown by hachures.

"Published by order of the Hon. John Carling, M.P., Minister of Agriculture."

Canada Bank Note Co., LIM., Photo Lith.

Includes tables of distances

British posessions are coloured in red.

Has insignia "Canadian Commission, Indian & Colonial Exhibition, London 1886."

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

Related materials
For other copies see: Mikan 4153355 (NMC 27717) ; G3201.P1 1886.J66 - H1 D5601 (AMICUS No. 17071551) (NMC 11818)

Cartographic math data
Scale [ca. 1:36 000 000] (W 180°--E 180°/N 80°--S 60°)

Availability of other formats note
The microfiche version is NMC27716

Subject heading

1. Transportation - Maps.
2. Canada - Transportation services - Routes - Between England and Asia - Maps.
3. World - Transportation services - Routes - Between England and Asia - Maps.


Other system control no.