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Nineteenth Century British Explorer Maps

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0204
Overview 16 hand drawn maps represent British exploration in the nineteenth century. Twenty-six maps illustrating the travels of various British explorers at the behest of the British Admiralty compose the collection. Among the explorations mapped are Sir John Franklin’s first voyage, his two overland journeys and Sir William Edward Parry’s voyages on the ships Hecla, Griper and Fury in the Arctic searching for the Northwest Passage and the North Pole, Major Dixon Denham, Capt. Hugh Clapperton, and...

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  • Subject: Maps (documents) X
  • Names: Parry, William Edward, Sir, 1790-1855 X