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Title
Carte Réduite du Detroit de Davids Faite ay Depost des Cartes Plans et Journaux de la Marine Par Ordre de M le Duc de Choiseul Colonel Genéral des Suisses et Grisons, Ministre de la Guerre et de la Marine. Par le S. Bellin Ingenieur de la Marine
Creator
Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772, cartographer
Contributor
Bellin, Jacques Nicholas, 1703-1772
Kashnor, Leon, 1880-1955, seller
Museum Book Store
Date Created and/or Issued
1765
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Maps
Rights Information
For information on using Huntington Library materials, please see Reproductions of Huntington Library Holdings: https://www.huntington.org/library-rights-permissions
Description
Kashnor notes, " Bellin states that the chart is for the use of whalers, and that he has taken it partly from Captain Feykes' chart, and from his own chart of the northern Seas, issued in 1751. It has the soundings around Disco Bay, and shows the opposite coast, from Capes Walshingham, Dyers and Bedford." Prime meridian: Paris. Relief: pictorial. Projection: Mercator. Watermark: Crowned two headed bird. Printing Process: Copper engraving. Other Features: Cartouche. Verso Text: MS note: 234.
Extent
1 map ; 55 x 87 cm., sheet 60 x 91 cm.
Identifier
093:234 M
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll4/id/9905
Language
French
Time Period
1765
Place
Arctic Region
Davis Strait
Greenland
Disko Island
Northwest Passage
W 70°
W 50°/N 73°
N 67°
Source
Huntington Rare Book Maps
Maps, Huntington Digital Library
Provenance
Purchased en bloc by HEH from the Museum Book Store, April, 1924.

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