1933 Promotional View and Map of Canada (From the Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago)

CanadaSeaToSea-anonymous-1933
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Canada from Sea to Sea.
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1933 Promotional View and Map of Canada (From the Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago)

CanadaSeaToSea-anonymous-1933

Charming bird's eye-view promoting Canadian tourism issued during the Chicago World's Fair.

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Title


Canada from Sea to Sea.
  1933 (dated)    7 x 20.5 in (17.78 x 52.07 cm)

Description


This highly appealing map or view of Canada was published for the Century of Progress Exposition held in Chicago in 1933. Issued as a promotional brochure encouraging development and tourism, the map features a bird’s eye view of Canada covering from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean. Several places of interests are noted on the map, including national parks, rivers, cities, islands and topography. Ships are seen sailing in the ocean. Includes a small inset of Key Plan and promotional messages including ‘Canada. A fertile Investment Field’, and ‘An Ideal Vacation Land’. The top and bottom margins also include promotional messages. Verso includes images and text explaining the Mineral resources, Agriculture, Fisheries and Lumbering in Canada.

This map was issued during the 1933 World’s Fair held in Chicago.

Condition


Very good. Minor wear along fold lines.