By: Joseph H. Colton
Date: 1856 (published) New York
Dimensions: 14 x 17 inches (35.5 x 43.2 cm)
This is an original antique map of the most populous region of Canada, known then as Canada West or Upper Canada and is known today as Ontario. The map was published by Joseph H. Colton out of New York in 1856.
The map is color coded by county with townships also identified and shows railroads, wagon roads, canals, rivers, ports, and towns of the mid-19th century. Two small inset maps include the vicinity of the Welland Canal & Niagara Falls and Wolf Island between New York and County Frontenac. Important Canadian cities such a Toronto and Hamilton, are shown as are the American cities of Detroit, Cleveland, Buffalo, and Rochester.
Condition: Map is in A condition with bold original color on clean paper with ample margins on all sides. Some light paper toning exists along the edge of the page.
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