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Chart comprizing Greenland with the countries and Islands about Baffin's and Hudson's Bays [Cartographic material]. 

Date(s)

1775

Place

London

Place of creation

England

Publisher

R. Sayer & J. Bennett

1 map : ill., outline hand col. ; 42 x 59 cm on sheet 57 x 64 cm.
Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC27718
90: Open
Cartographic material
90: Open
Volume
283 Item no. assigned by LAC 283
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H2/1-2000/1775

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Pictorial relief.

Prime meridian: Ferro.

"No II" appears in bottom right corner.

Includes comparative table: Hudson Strait and Bay, Davis Straits and Baffin Bay, West coast of Greenland with observations by Bellin and D'Anville.

Includes illustrations of ships and routes of different explorers as well as information on discoveries by the different explorers.

Published according to the Act of Parliament, 10 June 1775, by R. Sayer & J. Bennett, No 53 fleet Street.

Map represents the right hand sheet. For left hand sheet see Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 124.

From: The American atlas, 1778.

Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 283

Physical condition note
Map is torn along the bottom margin as has scotch tape on the verso in upper left corner.

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

Source of title
Title taken from information appearing across bottom of sheet. Partial title appearing across top " and Pacific oceans, with the nearest coast of Europe, Asia, Africa and Asia".

Related materials
For other copies and editions see: Mikan 3825964 (NMC 27718) ; Mikan 3825766 (NMC 27718) ; Mikan 3826055 (NMC 27718) and Mikan 3826058 (NMC 27718) ; H1/1-200/1775 (copy 2) (NMC 11823) ; H2/1-200/1753 (copy1) (NMC 44122) ; H1/1-200/1775 (copy 1) (NMC 51701) ; AMICUS No. 12061973 (1778) ; AMICUS No. 5771209 (1778) ; AMICUS No. 26305479 (1777) ; AMICUS No. 26305480 (1776)

Series title
1. A chart of the North and South America including the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans with the nearest coasts of Europe, Africa and Asia
2. One of six sheets that make up "A Chart of the North and South America including the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans with the nearest coasts of Europe, Africa and Asia by Sayer and Bennett.

Citation / reference note
Phillips, Entry 3659A, no. 1-3
Kershaw, Entry 470, State 3

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 27718 (section 2/6)

Subject heading

1. Hudson Bay - Maps - Early works to 1800.
2. Baffin Bay - Maps - Early works to 1800.
3. Maps Greenland
4. Hudson Strait- Maps - Early works to 1800.
5. Davis Strait - Maps - Early works to 1800.
6. Arctic region - Maps - Early works to 1800.
7. Canada, Northern - Maps - Early works to 1800.

Private

3825828