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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Smyth, David William; Wyld, James, 1812-1887
Date:
1838
Short Title:
A Map of the Province of Upper Canada.
Publisher:
James Wyld
London
Type:
Case Map
Obj Height cm:
57
Obj Width cm:
88
Scale 1:
1,420,000
Note:
Later edition of the Smyth map of 1800. This map was originally published by David William Smyth in 1800 and went through 13 separate editions to 1858 (see Farrell, Explorations in the History of Canadian Mapping, pp152-154 and Winearls listing). Smyth's name was dropped from all editions after 1835. Faden published the map until 1818; Wyld published it after 1831. Longest publishing history of any map of the region (Farrell). Catalogue of Wyld's publications on paste down on the end sheets. See Map Collector 55, p32, for this map and the Wyld family firm history. With outline color. Map is dissected into 24 sections, mounted on linen with green cloth edging. Folds into a green cloth slip case 21.5x12.5 with a paste down label reading "Upper Canada. Jas. Wyld (Successor to Mr. Faden,) Geographer To Her Majesty. Charing Cross, (East,) 4 Doors from Trafalgar Square ..."; also with a small label on the spine printed with "Canada."
Reference:
cf Phillips Maps of America, p.195 (Smyth); Farrell p. 153.
Country:
Canada
State/Province:
Ontario
Region:
Upper Canada
Full Title:
A Map of the Province of Upper Canada, describing all the new settlements, townships, &c. with the countries adjacent from Quebec to Lake Huron. Compiled from the original documents in the Surveyor General's Office. London, Published by Jas. Wyld, Geographer to Her Majesty, Charing Cross East. 1838.
List No:
2288.001
Series No:
2
Publication Author:
Smyth, David William; Wyld, James, 1812-1887
Pub Date:
1838
Pub Title:
A Map of the Province of Upper Canada, describing all the new settlements, townships, &c. with the countries adjacent from Quebec to Lake Huron. Compiled from the original documents in the Surveyor General's Office. London, Published by Jas. Wyld, Geographer to Her Majesty, Charing Cross East. 1838.
Pub Reference:
cf Phillips Maps of America, p.195 (Smyth); Farrell p. 153.
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
2288.000
Pub Type:
Case Map
Pub Maps:
1
Pub Height cm:
57
Pub Width cm:
88
Image No:
2288001
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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