Andrew McCormick Maps and Prints

Imperial map of Canada and arctic regions of North America, 1849 [unknown]

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Hand coloured engraved map of Canada, The Arctic regions, the Northern United States, Russian Alaska, and Greenland. Depicts rivers, settlements, territories of First Nations peoples and borders of the time. Shows the extent of Rupertsland, as well as Upper and Lower Canada, Labrador, Newfoundland, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia. Area that would become British Columbia is divided into New Norfolk, New Cromwell, New Hanover, and New Georgia (the southern portion of which would become Northern Washington State).

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