"The Polar Regions Shewing the Recent Discoveries", Philip, George
Subject: Arctic Ocean & Canada
Period: 1853 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
18.1 x 12.3 inches
46 x 31.2 cm
A detailed map of Canada, Alaska and Greenland with an emphasis on Arctic explorations. Includes a number of partial and conjectural coastlines in the northern regions of Canada. The tracks of Captain Parry as well as the Hecla and Griper are located in the the Atlantic and Baffin Bay. The interior is filled with rivers, lakes and various notations.
Contemporary color with a hint of toning along the centerfold.