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Description found in Archives
Place of creation
da Isac Tirion
Scope and content
This map shows the part of the world viewed from the North Pole. Much of northwestern Canada is not depicted which indicates the lack of knowledge of this area at the time the map was drawn by European mapmakers. California is depicted as an Island.
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
267 Item no. assigned by LAC 267
Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.
Map indicates the polar circle.
From De Lisle's: Atlante novissimo che contine tutte le parti del mondo, 1740.
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 267.
Map has a ribbon style title cartouche.
Citation / reference note
Phillips, Entry 594, vol., map no 21.
Copy / version note
Arctic region - Maps - Early works to 1800.
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