C1886

Dominion of Canada (Western Sheet)

Interesting and detailed map of Canada showing the railway routes and canals at the time.

$A 125

S/N: THRA-CAN-039–226033
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Full Title:

Dominion of Canada (Western Sheet)

Date:

C1886

Condition:

In good condition, centre folded as issued.

Technique:

Colour printed engraving.

Image Size: 

420mm 
x 335mm
AUTHENTICITY
Dominion of Canada (Western Sheet) - Antique Map from 1886

Genuine antique
dated:

1886

Description:

Interesting and detailed map of Canada showing the railway routes and canals at the time.

Alexander Keith Johnston (1804 - 1871)

Johnston was a Scottish cartographer educated the University of Edinburgh. He was apprenticed to the Edinburgh engraver and mapmaker, James Kirkwood. In 1826 he and his brother William began in a printing and engraving business, forming the well-known firm of W. and A. K. Johnston. Johnston was a prolific mapmaker and publisher. He was soon professionally recognised by being appointed Geographer Royal of Scotland. In October 1849 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and in 1862 he was a founding member of the Meteorological Society of Scotland.

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