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Arctic regions [cartographic material]. 

Date(s)

1856

Place

London

Place of creation

England

Publisher

A. Fullarton & Co

2 maps on 1 sheet : ill., hand col. ; 48 x 32 cm.
Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC27800
90: Open
Cartographic material
90: Open
Volume
298 Item no. assigned by LAC 298
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H3/10 000/1856

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional information

Components: 1. The Arctic regions, showing the North-west passage as determined by Cap. R. McClure and other Arctic voyagers / compiled by J. Hugh Johnson ; engraved by A. Fullarton & Co. Scale [ca. 1: 20 600 000] 24 cm in diam. -- 2. Wellington channel, Melville Island & c. from Admiralty charts. Scale [ca. 1:4 080 654]. 10 x 23 cm.

Includes 11 vignettes: 1.H.M.S. Terror thrown up by the ice in Proben Strait -- 2. "Prince Albert" surrounded by icebergs in Melville Bay (W. Parker Snow) -- 3. Cape Hotham, with H.M.S. Ptoneer and Resolute -- 4. Esquimaux female -- 5. Seal hunters --6. [Seal] -- 7. Building snow hut [Kennedy's 2nd voyage of the Prince Albert) -- 8. Sledge travelling (Osborne's arctic journal) -- 9.[Polar bear] -- 10. Walrus or horse -- 11. Esquimaux man & boy.

"III" appears in upper right corner.

VI appears on verso in upper left corner.

Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 298

Custodial history
Part of the Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection purchased by the Public Archives of Canada in 1981.

Related materials
LAC holds two other copies. See AMICUS no 17071479.

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 27800.

Subject heading

1. Arctic regions - Maps.
2. Northwest Passage - Discovery and exploration - Maps.
3. McClure, Robert, Sir, 1807-1873.
4. Arctic regions - Discovery and exploration - Maps.
5. Canada - Northern Canada - Northwest Passage - 1850-1854 by McClure, Robert, Sir, 1807-1873 - Maps.

Private

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