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Carta particolare dello istreto e Mare iseoperto da Hen. Hudson Ingilese nel 1611 [cartographic material] : la longitudine cominica da I'Isola di pico d'Asores ; Carta LIIII d'Euro L°6° /


ca. 1661- 1666]



Place of creation


1 map : b. & w. 70 x 48 cm on sheet 78 x 49 cm.

Scope and content

Sea chart of the Hudson Bay and Hudson Strait.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC27773
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 254
Cartographic material
90: Open
254 Item no. assigned by LAC 254
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional information

Bottom right corner: "A: Lucini Fec."

Copper plate engraving.

Map is attributed to Sir Robert Dudley.

Originally published in Dudley's Dell' Arcano del Mare.

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

Related materials
LAC holds another state of this map. See CARTO: H2/1100/[1646-1647] (NMC 17610)

Citation / reference note
Kershaw, vol. 1, entry 92, p.88, state2
Burden, entry 276, p. 351-353, state 3
Philips, entry 457

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 27773

Exhibitions note
This map was part of an exhibition held at The Royal Ontario Museum, April 1958 entitled "Up North: The Discovery and Mapping of the Canadian Arctic, 1511-1944" showcasing MacDonald's Collection

Subject heading

1. Hudson, Henry, d. 1611.
2. Hudson Bay - Maps - Early works to 1800.
3. Hudson Bay - Discovery and exploration - Maps.
4. Nautical charts - Canada, northern - To 1800.
5. Navigation - Canada - Early works to 1800.