Project Description

“A Chart Of the Discoveries & Route Of the Northern Land Expedition Under the Command Of Captain Franklin, R.N. In The Years 1820 & 21 Laid Down Under His Inspection By the Officers Assisting in the Expedition”. Published in Franklin’s “Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea …” London, 1823.

An important chart of the Canadian Arctic showing the route of Franklin’s Northern Expedition of 1820 and 1821. Extends from Great Slave Lake to Melville sound. Topographical observations are noted. Arctic Bib. 5198; Sabin 25628

Map Condition: Laid down on board with corners creased as well as crease upper upper left and light browning to some folds. Still a clean and good impression. Map Type: Lithograph

Stock No: 1414
Cartographer: Walker, J.
Year: 1823

Height (in): 33.25
Width (in): 19.25
Price: $145