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Bird's eye view of the city of Ottawa (Ontario)

Bird's eye view of the city of Ottawa (Ontario)


Toronto Public Library stamp in purple ink, l.l., with former map number inscribed in pen and black ink: 229. Reps 3214; deVolpi 86. Acc. 979-27-2 is a reproduction of the lithograph: 196?; Offset lithograph on wove paper; 473 x 675; 516 x 675; 559 x 712 mm. TEC 858.5 Date Created year accurate; month and day unknown for 1876
View keyed in the print (numerals often repeated on the same building or group of buildings) 1-66, A-X, omitting 20, G (?), W (?). Inset view of Parliament Buildings, l.l. Inscribed in the print, overall, with street names, etc.; l.l.: CHAS. SHOBER & CO. PROPS CHICAGO LITHO. CO.; l.r.: Drawn by Herm. Brosius.; l.c.: BIRD'S EYE VIEW OF THE CITY OF / OTTAWA / PROVINCE CANADA ONTARIO. 1876; Key, in eight columns, b., numbered and lettered 1-30, X, 31-66, A-W. Inscribed in pencil (to identify streets), u.1.: BESSERER St; c.l.: Ottawa St; Inscribed in pen and black ink, paper label laid down mount vso u.r.: Ottawa; mount vso u.r.: No. 716. OTTAWA CITY; mount vso u.l.: Ottawa

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Lithograph with light greenish grey (?) tint-stone on wove paper. Varnished. Laid down on linen.


611 x 872; 666 x 872; 689 x 905 mm.


Shober, Charles, and Company (Chicago)

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