Four Ways of Looking at Mapping, 1773 Chronology of Eastern Canada Mapping, Johnny Pootoogook, Inuit

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Four Ways of Looking at Mapping

1773 (English Translation) Map which 'represents the different knowledge which one had of the Arctic Lands from 1650 until 1747 to which it is necessary to understand the following Map.

12" x 15" (image)2nd ed

Johnny Pootoogook, Inuit

Map Origin:  By Didier Robert de Vaugondy, Paris

Note: These four maps illustrate the development of knowledge by Western explorers regarding a particular area and the subsequent development of maps. Sanson in 1650, Delisle in 1700 and 1703 and that of the famous Arctic explorer Henry Ellis in his quest for a Northwest Passage via Hudson Bay in 1746-47.