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Nuova carta del Polo Artic [cartographic material] : secondo l'ultime osservazioni.




A Amsterdam

Place of creation



da Isac Tirion

1 map : hand col. ; 27 cm in diam, on sheet 36 x 48 cm.

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.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC27650
90: Open
Cartographic material
90: Open
267 Item no. assigned by LAC 267
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H3/10,000/[1740] copy 1

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Relief shown pictorially.

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.

Custodial history
Part of the Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection purchased by the Public Archives of Canada in 1981.

Related materials
For other copy of this map see: H3/10,000/[1740?] copy 2 (NMC 9838).

Citation / reference note
Kershaw, vol. 2, Entry 416
Phillips, Entry 594, vol., map no 21.

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 27650.

Subject heading

Arctic region - Maps - Early works to 1800.