2) Canada and Nova Scotia
By: John Thompson
Date: 1817 (published) Edinburgh
Dimensions: 18.9 x 23.2 inches (48 x 59 cm)
This finely detailed map Includes Lake Winnipeg, southern Hudson Bay, the Great Lakes, Gulf of St. Lawrence, and the Atlantic Ocean coast as far south as Delaware Bay. Part of present-day western Ontario is labeled New South Wales. New Brunswick includes much of present-day northern Maine. Toronto is labeled York.
Large regions are labeled with names of Indian tribes, including in Lower Canada north of the St. Lawrence River. North of Lake Huron is called Chippeway Hunting Country. The Western Territory includes many Indian tribal names.
Condition: Some light damp staining in upper left and upper right corners with a minor lower centerfold separation that does not enter the image. Map presents lovely original coloring.
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