Item A0043.04 (S) - Bishop's North-West War Map

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Bishop's North-West War Map

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  • Cartographic material

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Private

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A0043.04 (S)

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1:3484855

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not specified by description archivist

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not specified by description archivist

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  • 1885 (Creation)
    Creator
    George Bishop Eng. & Ptg. Co.

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Physical description

1 map ; 27 x 39

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Item is a photocopy of a map showing the railways, trails, and telegraph lines used in the Riel Rebellion of 1885 for the districts of Alberta, Sskatchewan, Keewain, Assiniboia, and Manitoba, along with parts of Montana and North Dakota. Along top edge of sheet are illustrations of: Qu'Appelle Valley; Sir John A. MacDonald; and Medicine Hat (showing bridge crossing over South Saskatchewan River); along bottom edge of sheet are illustrations of: Kopiassiswean (alternately known as Koriassiswean or Bird Skin) based on photograph taken near Calgary in 1884; Major General Sir Frederick Dobson Middleton; crossed rifles with bayonettes; "Savage Indian Warfare" - a depiction of a First Nations' warrior standing over a prone figure with a raised arm; Louis Riel; crossed tomahawk and Indian pipe; and Ne-Raip-A-Shaw.

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Language of material

  • English

Script of material

  • Latin

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Original and microfiche copy available at Library and Archives Canada (NMC 15955)

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Location for retrieval: Saskatoon - Murray

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Map no. 50 (P.94).

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Description record identifier

A0043.04 (S)

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Saskatchewan Archives. Archival Description Manual 2004.

Status

Final

Level of detail

Full

Language of description

  • English

Script of description

  • Latin

Sources

McCord Museum. "VIEW-1457 Kopiassiswean, Bird Skin, Cree, near Calgary, AB, 1884" Retrieved from: http://collections.musee-mccord.qc.ca/en/collection/artifacts/VIEW-1457?Lang=1&accessnumber=VIEW-1457 (Accessed: 2017-02-03)

Archives Search - Library and Archives Canada. "Bishop's North-West war map." Retreived from: http://collectionscanada.gc.ca/ourl/res.php?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_tim=2017-02-03T22%3A17%3A02Z&url_ctx_fmt=info%3Aofi%2Ffmt%3Akev%3Amtx%3Actx&rft_dat=183826&rfr_id=info%3Asid%2Fcollectionscanada.gc.ca%3Apam&lang=eng (Accessed: 2017-02-03)

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