Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
JCB Map Collection
Accession Number:
02570
File Name:
02570-9
Call #:
D750 E47v (copy 2)
Map title:
Nouvelle Carte des Endroits, où l'on a taché de découvirir en 1746 & 1747 un Passage par le Nord-ouëst, avec les Routes, que les Vaisseaux ont tenues ... Nieuwe Kaart ....
Creator:
Nicolaes van Frankendaal
Place of Publication:
[Leiden]
Publisher:
[Elie Luzac, fils]
Publication date:
[1750]
Map size height:
17.3 cm.
Map size width:
12.9 cm.
Item description:
engraving
Geographical description:
Map of Hudson Bay showing the routes the ships, the Dobbs and the California, took to explore for a Northwest Passage. Cartographic elements include compass rose, lines of latitude and longitude, location of rivers, and sea banks or shoals. Decorative cartouche includes horses, bow and arrow, and trident. Map includes Greenland, Iceland, Great Britain, and France.
Source author:
Ellis, Henry, 1721-1806
Source title:
[Voyage to Hudson's Bay. French] Voyage à la baye de Hudson, fait en 1746. & 1747. par les navires le Dobbs-Galley & la California, pour la découverte d'un passage au nord-ouëst ...
Source place:
Leide : de l'Imp. d'Elie Luzac, fils., MDCCL
References:
Location: end of book
Geographic Area:
Polar
Historical notes:
Henry Ellis was agent on an expedition organized by Arthur Dobbs to discover the Northwest Passage. The captains of the two ships of the expedition, William Moor and Francis Smith, concluded that no passage to the northwest existed at the head of Wager Bay.
Normalized date:
1750

Nouvelle Carte des Endroits, où l'on a taché de découvirir en 1746 & 1747 un Passage…