Item : MAP 834 - North America

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North America

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  • Cartographic material

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  • Continuation of title: …Drawn & engraved for Dr Playfairs Geography

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AM1594-: MAP 834

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Scale [approx. 1:25,000,000]

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  • [between 1791 and 1803] (Creation)
    Date based on creation of Lower Canada and Louisiana Purchase. Lower Canada is depicted, and the boundaries of the United States do not include the Louisiana territories.

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1 map : copper plate print, hand col. ; 48 x 57 cm

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Item is a map showing Canada, Lower Canada, the United States, Florida and western North America. The map depicts physical features, towns, and aboriginal tribes.

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Edge staining. Two sheets have been glued together to form the map.

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Annotation on verso: "List A12\58". Map appears to have been constructed from two plates removed from a book.


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  • Format: TIFF (LZW compressed)
  • MD5: E1B17BF97A56E510A32C48EF212F6E89
  • Size: 44487856 bytes

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  • Box: 699-01-04