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“La Cité de Montréal” print by S. H. Maw (1942)

“La Cité de Montréal” print by S. H. Maw (1942)

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The Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada describes Samuel Herbert Maw as “a brilliant delineator, etcher, architect, cartographer and designer” who lived everywhere from England to Ontario, and there are not more colourful, explanatory, or detailed pictorial maps of a Canadian cities than his Québec and Montréal maps. 

Both were clearly influenced by the work of British artist MacDonald Gill (best known for his 1914 Wonderground Map of London), but Maw’s creative package included less whimsy and copious historical asides. He also drew a view of Ottawa in 1944, which I would very much like to find a glimpse of.

A reproduction available at 16x12" or 24x18" on Epson Enhanced Matte 192 gsm paper printed with Epson UltraChrome XD2 archival ink. Sold in an open edition, unframed. 
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