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To the King this chart of Hudson's Bay & Straits, Baffin Bay, Strait Davis & Labrador Coast &c [cartographic material] is most humbly dedicated & presented by His majesty's most obident & faithful subject & servant C. Middleton /





Place of creation



C. Middleton

1 map : hand col. ; 46 x 64 cm on sheet 51 x 70 cm.
Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC27782
90: Open
Cartographic material
90: Open
273 Item no. assigned by LAC 273
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 name(s)

Additional information

Prime meridian London.

Depth shown by soundings.

Published by C. Middleton according to Act of Parliament, April 1743.

Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 273.

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

Citation / reference note
Kershaw, Entry 417, p. 79.

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 27782

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 Bay Region - Maps - Early works to 1800.
2. Hudson Bay Region - Discovery and exploration - Maps.