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Carte générale du Canada ou de la Nouvelle France, 1753 Open in full size

Carte générale du Canada ou de la Nouvelle France, 1753

Map, 1753, French

Carte générale du Canada ou de la Nouvelle France, 1753

Map, 1753, French

Notes

Note the flag, symbolizing a fort at Toronto; this is one of the first maps to use "Toronto" to apply specifically to the present site of the city. Lord Amherst was British commander-in-chief in America during the French and Indian War.

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Manuscript map on paper, in pen and ink, with colour tint.

Provenance

From the papers of Lord Jeffrey Amherst.

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

(non-Toronto manuscript map)