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TitleThe British possessions in North America from the best authorities
SubjectCanada, Eastern--Maps--Early works to 1800
Canada, Northern--Maps--Early works to 1800
Greenland--Maps--Early works to 1800
DescriptionScale [ca. 1:6 500 000] (W 100°--W 45°/N 60--N 41°). Hand coloured. Prime meridians Philadelphia and London. Relief shown pictorially. Bar scale in American miles. Inset: [Labrador, Hudson's Bay, Baffin's Bay, and Greenland].
CreatorLewis, Samuel, 1753 or 4-1822
Place of Publication[Philadelphia]
Publisher[M. Carey]
Date1794
Dimensions of Original36.8 x 42.3 cm
ContributorsCarey, Mathew, 1760-1839
Location DepictedCanada, Eastern
Canada, Northern
Greenland
Time Period18th Century
LanguageEng
NotesCNS map no.172. "Engraved for Carey's American Edition of Guthrie's Geography improved" (top edge).
Local Call NumberG 3400 1794 L4 MAP
TypeStill Image
Resource TypeMap
FormatImage/jpeg
Record NoCNS-M0071
CitationReferences: Phillips 683, 1172, 1213, 1362; LeGear 6021; Clements Library catalogue v. 1, p. 518; NMC catalogue v. 10, p. 695.
SourcePrint map held in the Centre for Newfoundland Studies.
CollectionCentre for Newfoundland Studies - Digitized Maps
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries. Centre for Newfoundland Studies
High ResolutionRight click link to download jpeg (16.2 MB) http://collections.mun.ca/maps/G_3400_1794_L4_MAP.jpg -- Right click link to download tif file (346.4 MB) http://collections.mun.ca/maps/G_3400_1794_L4_MAP.tif
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