English: Map of the frontier between British East Africa Protectorate in Uganda and Abyssinia (1907)

English: Map of the frontier between British East Africa Protectorate in Uganda and Abyssinia (1907)

1893 Fisk and Co. Map of Toronto  These Atlas maps represent in a certain sense an ‘outsider’s’ view of Toronto. They are straightforward and unadorned with the loving details of maps intended for local usage.  The utilitarian street map of Toronto shown below notably indicates steam-driven railway lines and horse-drawn transit (streetcar) routes. Also of interest are the very clearly labelled wharves along the waterfront.

1893 Fisk and Co. Map of Toronto These Atlas maps represent in a certain sense an ‘outsider’s’ view of Toronto. They are straightforward and unadorned with the loving details of maps intended for local usage. The utilitarian street map of Toronto shown below notably indicates steam-driven railway lines and horse-drawn transit (streetcar) routes. Also of interest are the very clearly labelled wharves along the waterfront.

Finland old map, 1881.

Finland map - Large map of Finland - Old map fine reproduction

Finland old map, 1881.

"Historical Atlas" by William R. Shepherd, New York, Henry Holt and Company, 1923" map 5

"Historical Atlas" by William R. Shepherd, New York, Henry Holt and Company, 1923" map 5

Historical Map of Nantucket. Surveyed and Drawn by The Rev. F.C. Ewer D.D. 1869

Historical Map of Nantucket. Surveyed and Drawn by The Rev. F.C. Ewer D.D. 1869

German map of Zanzibar and German East Africa (Tanzania) c. 1890, with Mount Kilimanjaro #zanzibar #map #tanzania

German map of Zanzibar and German East Africa (Tanzania) c. 1890, with Mount Kilimanjaro #zanzibar #map #tanzania

The Imperial British East Africa Company agreed to administer the region on behalf of the British government, and in 1890 Captain F.D. Lugard, the company’s agent, signed another treaty with Mwanga, whose kingdom of Buganda was now placed under the company’s protection. Lugard also made treaties of protection with two other chiefs, the rulers of the western states of Ankole and Toro. However,when the company did not have the funds to continue its administrative position, the British…

The Imperial British East Africa Company agreed to administer the region on behalf of the British government, and in 1890 Captain F.D. Lugard, the company’s agent, signed another treaty with Mwanga, whose kingdom of Buganda was now placed under the company’s protection. Lugard also made treaties of protection with two other chiefs, the rulers of the western states of Ankole and Toro. However,when the company did not have the funds to continue its administrative position, the British…

1892 Map of Toronto & Suburbs Shewing the Location of the Toronto Belt Line Railway “The Toronto Belt Line was supposed to be Toronto's first commuter railway. A real estate boom in the 1880s encouraged businessmen to form the Belt Land Corporation to speculate on opening up undeveloped land in northern Toronto. The Belt Line would link the suburbs to downtown Toronto with a railway that would encircle the city.

1892 Map of Toronto & Suburbs Shewing the Location of the Toronto Belt Line Railway “The Toronto Belt Line was supposed to be Toronto's first commuter railway. A real estate boom in the 1880s encouraged businessmen to form the Belt Land Corporation to speculate on opening up undeveloped land in northern Toronto. The Belt Line would link the suburbs to downtown Toronto with a railway that would encircle the city.

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