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1855 Colton Map of Upper Canada or Ontario - Geographicus - Ontario2-colton-1855

An excellent first edition example of Colton's rare 1855 map of Ontario. Covers what at the time was called Upper or West Canada from Michigan to Montreal. Includes Lake Erie, Lake Ontario, and part of Lake Huron. Two insets in the lower right quadrant detail Wolf Island and the Welland Canal. Throughout the map Colton identifies various cities, towns, forts, rivers, rapids, fords, and an assortment of additional topographical details. Map is hand colored in pink, green, yellow and blue pastels to define national and regional boundaries. Surrounded by Colton's typical spiral motif border. Dated and copyrighted to J. H. Colton, 1855. Published as page no. 6 in volume 1 of the first edition of George Washington Colton's 1855 Atlas of the World .

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