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James Wyld: Chart of the Arctic Regions from the Admiralty Surveys

Map: POLAR457
 
Cartographer: James Wyld
Title: Chart of the Arctic Regions from the Admiralty Surveys
Date: c. 1851
Published: London
Width: 16 inches / 41 cm
Height: 15 inches / 39 cm
Map ref: POLAR457
Description:
Scarce folding map of the North Pole with a dedication to Lady Franklin showing the latest exploration during the search for Sir John Franklin.The lower right of the map colour codes the exploration of the region and its explorers and there are printed notations on the map dating each discovery. The latest date found on the map is 1847, showing Rae's journey on his search for Franklin. Scarce and difficult to find. Original hand colour. Folded. [POLAR457]