….and Canada looked a little different to the Cartography of 1856.

Colton’s Atlas of the World provided a good record of its time.  From the atlas  we can see  George W Colton’s map of Canada East or Lower Canada and New Brunswick (Map No 5). New York J H Colton & Co 1856. The atlas was published by G W Colton and imaps_90300_col_lowercan_a_meds accompanied with Descriptions Geographical, Statistical and Historical by Richard Swainson Fisher M.D. The map size 320 x 400mm one edge rough where once bound in an atlas. Original steel engraved map with hand coloured territories with insets of Montreal. Railroads, Canals, Common Roads and Townships are indicated Decorative Border. Associated text page of the Colton’s Atlas of the world included. A little age tone to edges, in excellent clean and bright condition. An ideal gift to be framed for folk with a love of Canada and its history. Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.