A South West View of Prince of Wales, Fort Hudson's Bay

  • Record Information – Brief
    Hierarchical level:
    Item
    Date:
    March 1, 1797
    Reference:
    Box number: A312-02
    Type of material:
    Art
    Found in:
    Archives / Collections and Fonds
    Item ID number:
    2876269
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  • Date(s):
    March 1, 1797
    Place:
    Cornhill
    Place of creation:
    No place, unknown, or undetermined
    Publisher:
    J. Sewell
    Extent:
    1 print / estampe : engraving
    Image : 16.100 X 10.800 cm
    Scope and content:
    Discoloured. Margins cropped. Tears into upper and lower borders.
    Additional name(s):
    Additional information:
    General Note:
    publication: The European Magazine
    Signatures and inscriptions note:
    Inscribed. Signed. Dated.
    Inscription: Inscribed in the print, upper border, "European Mag." (lower border) "Sam Hearne del. Wise sculp. A South West View of Prince of Wale's Fort Hudson's Bay. Published by J. Sewell, Cornhill, March 1st. 1797".
    Related material:
    According to the Hudson's Bay Company Archives, which has a copy of this same print, this may in fact be a view of York Factory instead of Prince of Wales Fort. They reference Dr. R. Glover, "La Perouse on Hudson Bay" in The Beaver, March 1931, p.46.
    Subject heading:
    Source:
    Private
    Other system control no.:
    ICON46617
    Other accession no.:
    1970-188 PIC
    00594
  • Conditions of access:
    Terms of use:
    Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1970-188-594 W.H. Coverdale Collection of Canadiana
    Copyright: Expired

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