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.