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Map Number 4934 
Cartographer Thomas Devine 
Title Map of the North West Part of Canada Indian Territories & Hudson's Bay. By the Order of the honourable Joseph Cauchon Commissioner of the Crown lands. Complied & drawn by Th. Devine, Provincial Land Surveyor & Draftsman.  
Date 1857 
Publisher S.Derbishhire, G Desbarats 
Place of Publication Toronto 
Image Size (mm) 1545 x 1415 
Image Size (Inches) 60.75 x 55.625 
Coloring Hand Colored 
Condition Very Good, minor browning and restorartion along the folds which is to be expected from these large scale maps. Laid on acid free canvas for long term preservation. 
Notes A large scale impressive detailed map of western Canada, it extends from Hudson's Bay to the West Coast.. Th. Devine, the prominent Irish Canadian surveyor,in compiling this map, has used the geographical information provided by J. Arrowsmith, D. Thompson, Sir A. MacKenzie, admiralty charts etc. The map provides information from the time of the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713 to the present time of the map in 1857. This includes routes of explorers and the changes in political boundaries and important forts, as well as range information on game animals, geological and mining information, climate and annual rainfall. . Also some information on the Indian population of British North America and the number of the Native Indian tribes is given.  
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Price (US$) 3750  
Short Description Maps Wall Maps; Maps Canada Arctic General; Maps Canada West General; Maps Americas Great Lakes General 
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