David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Dominion of Canada. Provinces of New Brunswick & Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.
G. W & C. B. Colton & Co.
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Prime meridians are Washington D.C. and Greenwich.
Prince Edward Island
Colton's Dominion of Canada, No. 3. The Provinces of New Brunswick & Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. Published by G. W & C. B. Colton & Co., No. 172 William St. New York.
Fisher, Richard Swainson
Colton's General Atlas, Containing One Hundred And Eighty Steel Plate Maps And Plans, On One Hundred And Nineteen Imperial Folio Sheets, Drawn By G. Woolworth Colton. Letter-Press Descriptions, Geographical, Statistical, And Historical, By Richard Swainson Fisher. New York: G.W. & C.B. Colton, No. 172 William Street. 1869. Entered ... 1863, by J.H. Colton ... New York.
This edition changes the U.S. map, adds Wyoming to the North America map, adds the map of the northwest states and several other maps (but not to the U.S. map). Has an unusual Alaska map. In several of the western maps (Iowa, etc.) the phrase "Township Map of..." that appeared in the 1868 atlas, is dropped. Florida and New Jersey are enlarged to double page. Relief shown by hachures. Political units (mostly counties) shown in color.
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