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Title West Canada
Name John Tallis & Company
Type of Resource cartographic
Publisher Name J. & F. Tallis
Publisher Location London
Date [1849?]
Language eng
Scale [1:2,739,000 approximately]
Form map
Note 1 map : colour ; 22 x 30 cm, on sheet 28 x 35 cm. Water and some boundaries hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures.
Note Printed map. "The illustrations by H. Warren, & engraved by Robt. Wallis." "The map, drawn & engraved by J. Rapkin." Visual scale [47 mm = 80 miles]. Includes 5 illustrations: Falls of Niagara; [Indians at campsite]; [otter]; [beavers]; and, [buffalo hunt on horseback]. Described in Winearls, Mapping Upper Canada 1780-1867, entry 166, p. 56: "Views: Indian hunting buffalo, two beaver, an otter, Indians encamped, 'FALLS OF NIAGARA'; twps shown in the Huron District north to Ashfield and Wawanosh and in the east to a line from Harvey to Palmerston; cos and districts shown; OOAMA copy has 'Indian Territory' named in Huron area; designated 'first state first issue' in P. J. Radford, Americana Catalogue, no 27 (Nov 1980); Tallis's maps were being produced from about 1847 on and J. & F. Tallis were in business together until Dec 1849...." For a later edition, see RMC_107013. Acquired as part of the Hodsoll Collection.
Subject Geographic Ontario
Geographic coverage North America--Canada--Ontario
Identifier RMC_107321
Name Rapkin, J.