Lake Winnipeg Manitoba Red River British Canada 1858 old antique topo two mapsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Map of a Portion of Rupert's Land,
Surveyed and Examined by the Assinniboine and Saskatchewan
Exploring Expedition in the Year 1858
Under Instruction from the Provincial Secretary
(Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba)
Issued Canada, 1858 by the Canadian Government. Lithographed with a profusion of detail.
Maps constitutes two of four oversized very large sheets that make up a gargantuan seven foot wall map of this region. These two maps form the top and bottom half of the right side.
Fascinating mid-19th century antique lithographed map, printed on bond paper.
A monumental cartographic production, on a level which allows for a remarkable level of detail. Endless annotations about the type of features and terrain encountered in different areas.
Clean example, small minor age spots, thin paper with some splitting along some fold-lines, slight paper wrinkling as typical for bond paper of this era.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheets measure c. 41" x 29 1/2"
Folio. 2 maps.