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Auction 101, Lot 111

"The River St. Lawrence, accurately drawn from d'Anville's Map Published under the patronage of The Duke of Orleans", Harrison, John

Subject: Canada

Period: 1784 (published)


Color: Black & White

16.5 x 13.1 inches
41.9 x 33.3 cm
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Sparse map of the St. Lawrence River from Lake Ontario to its mouth at Point Kamouraska. The map is completely blank except for the ample detail of the river and the towns along its banks. Locates channels, islands, shoals, waterfalls, rocks and rapids in the river. This depiction was originally designed as an inset in D'Anville's 4-sheet map.

References: Kershaw #681; Sellers & Van Ee #251.

Condition: B

Tissue repair of short separation on fold, a few faint spots.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/4/2002