The Canadian Dominion survey, with distances, a new railway, post-office, township and precinct map of Ontario and Quebec
Printed map. Scale "13 miles to one inch"; visual scale [120 mm=60 English statute miles]. Includes 3 inset maps: Northestern part of Ontario; Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland; and, [Eastern townships of Quebec]. Also includes list of "Principal cities and places, with population and index" and "Distances between the most important cities." Illustration in the cartouche of two-headed eagle bearing the initials, "NPC". This map is similar to McMaster map RMC_107418, except that copy has an inset of South Africa rather than "Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland". Described in Catalogue of the National Map Collection, Public Archives of Canada, vol. 10, H1/1100-1899, p. 776: "The large map indicates in colour the counties, townships, major cities and towns, railways, roads and various physical features in Ontario and eastern Quebec. The inset map of South Africa was included because of the outbreak of the Boer war. The conflict aroused intense interest in Canada and was a much discussed subject." Acquired as part of the Hodsoll Collection.