Mitchell “Canada West formerly Upper Canada.” 1850


“Canada West formerly Upper Canada.” Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell Jr., ca. 1850. 12 3/8 x 15 1/2. Lithograph. Original hand color. Very good condition.

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A lovely map of Canada West, now Ontario, from the esteemed Philadelphia publishing firm of S. Augustus Mitchell. As is typical on Mitchell maps, this example contains up-to-date information which is as attractive as it is accurate. With its bold hand-color, decorative borders, and interesting information from this interesting period of Canadian history, this is a fine example of the Mitchell firm’s output. Also of note is the colorful inset map of Lake Superior. A charming map of the area.