Provinces of British Columbia and Vancouver Island; with portions of the United States and Hudson's Bay Territories


1 item extracted from CO 60/4 (folio 497). 'The Provinces of British Columbia & Vancouver Island, with Portions of the United States & Hudson's Bay Territories. Compiled from Original Documents by John Arrowsmith 1859. London. Pubd. 1st. June 1859 by John Arrowsmith 10 Soho Square.' Inset: Queen Charlotte Islands. A note printed below the title states Arrowsmith's intention of protecting his copyright in the map.A note in the upper margin reads 'This map is unpublished, but will appear in Part II of British Columbia Papers'. The area covered comprises present-day British Columbia and parts of Alberta and Washington state. [British Columbia, 1859]. Descriptive text. Identifies some First Nations territories.

In Collection:
Creator Subject Publisher Language Identifier
  • National Archives Number: MPG1-646
  • Penfold Number: 387
Keyword Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 sheet
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 52.28333, -117.469
  • 49.65064, -125.44939
  • 44.00013, -120.50139
  • 53.99983, -125.0032
  • 47.50012, -120.50147
Chronological coverage
  • 1859
Additional physical characteristics
  • 1:2,534,400
Physical repository Collection
  • Early BC Maps Collection
  • National Archives of the UK
Provider Sponsor
  • Funded by a Canadian Council of Archives, Archival Community Digitization Program.
Genre Date digitized
  • April 22, 2010
Technical note
  • Watermarks added to images by KM, JF, and CDW. Metadata by JTP April 30, 2010.
  • 600 dpi jpg
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