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British America

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving of map
Maker: Rapkin, J.; John Tallis Co.; Warren, Henry Ellis
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1800-1899
Materials: ink; paper; color wash
Measurements: 11 in x 14 3/4 in
Nomenclature: maps
Classification: cartography

Map with hand-colored lines outlining the borders of British America, now Canada. With mountains, rivers, towns, and bays marked and labeled. Small vignettes showing arctic scenes, including a whale hunt at right. Dark colored dots indicate principal forts and stations of the Hudson Bay Company. Artist and publisher information printed below the image.


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Warren, Henry Ellis