Printed map. "Published as the Act directs March 1823, by John Murray, Albemarle Street London." In lower right margin, "J. Walker Sculpt." Pertains to Arctic explorers Sir John Ross (1777-1856), Sir William Edward Parry (1790-1855) and Sir John Franklin (1786-1847). For German language version, see RMC_2562.
Printed map. Includes 5 views: Iceberg in Baffins Bay; Burnets Inlet Barrows Strait; First view of the Coppermine River; and, Views of the land on south side of Scoresby's Sod [2 views]. Also includes historical notes. In upper right margin, "XLIV". Cartographer uncertain, likely James Wyld, the elder, based on a similar map pictured and described in Mary Javorsk's The Canadian West Discovered (Calgary, Alta. : Glenbow Museum, 1983) map 12, page 28: "The number XLIV in the upper right hand corner of this map by James Wyld suggests it was published with accompanying material." Map content relates to the discoveries of Arctic explorers Sir John Ross (1777-1856), Sir William Edward Parry (1790-1855) and Sir John Franklin (1786-1847). Donated by Dr. Walter Peace, December 2016.
"Those to the westward of Point Separation having been made under the direction of Captn. Franklin; and those to the eastward as far as Coppermine River and round Great Bear Lake, by the detachment under the direction of Doctor Richardson, Lieut. (now Commander) G. Back R.N. carried on the survey to the westward of Point Separation (the astronomical observations being made by Captn. Franklin); and the survey of the eastern portion was entirely conducted by Mr. (now Lieut.) E.N. Kendall R.N. Assistant Surveyor, / by whom this Map has been compiled." In lower, right margin, "J.&C. Walker Sculpt."