Map A chart of the cruise of the American Arctic Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin : in the years 1850 & 51 : fitted out by Henry Grinnell of New York ... [and others]

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Title
A chart of the cruise of the American Arctic Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin : in the years 1850 & 51 : fitted out by Henry Grinnell of New York ... [and others]
Contributor Names
Welsh, George P., -1860.
Grinnell, Henry, 1799-1874, cartographer (expression)
United States. Hydrographical Office, publisher.
Sherman & Smith, engravers.
Created / Published
[Washington, D.C.?] : United States Hydgographical Office, [1853]
Subject Headings
-  Arctic Ocean--Discovery and exploration--British--Maps
-  Northwest Passage--Discovery and exploration--British--Maps
-  Search and rescue operations--Arctic Ocean--Maps
-  Franklin, John,--1786-1847--Travel--Arctic Ocean--Maps
-  Arctic Ocean
-  Northwest Passage
Genre
Physical maps
Notes
-  Shows the ship routes followed by the John Franklin Arctic Expedition of 1846-1861 in the eastern Canadian Arctic islands and along the western coast of Greenland; also shows wind direction indicators along the route lines.
-  Differs from Fillmore map collection item No. 111 primarily in hand coloring. The present map (No. 115) is hand colored blue only on small coastline sections where extensive shore examinations were undertaken and where verbal interviews of native Inuit residents were made. The present map does not have an added legend slip affixed. Otherwise the printed base maps are identical.
-  When affixed to the cloth backing the map sheet was sectioned to 15 separate panels to enable folding.
-  LC sheet imperfect: Sheet hemmed by pink fabric.
-  Includes text by M.J. Maury, explanatory note, and U.S. Hydrographical Office insigne at head of title.
-  Handwritten map identification statement and personal name signature on title panel (verso): No. 115. Arctic Ocean, in search of Sir John Franklin, 1850-51, Millard Fillmore.
-  Handwritten map identification tab affixed to other title panel (verso): Arctic Ocean in search for Sir John Franklin 1850-51, No. 115.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Vault
Medium
1 map : color, mounted on cloth backing ; 60 x 64 cm, folded in cover (separate panels) 21 x 14 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
G9782.N6 1851 .W5
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g9782n.fi000115
Online Format
image
Description
Shows the ship routes followed by the John Franklin Arctic Expedition of 1846-1861 in the eastern Canadian Arctic islands and along the western coast of Greenland; also shows wind direction indicators along the route lines. Differs from Fillmore map collection item No. 111 primarily in hand coloring. The present map (No. 115) is hand colored blue only on small coastline sections where extensive shore examinations were undertaken and where verbal interviews of native Inuit residents were made. The present map does not have an added legend slip affixed. Otherwise the printed base maps are identical. When affixed to the cloth backing the map sheet was sectioned to 15 separate panels to enable folding. LC sheet imperfect: Sheet hemmed by pink fabric. Includes text by M.J. Maury, explanatory note, and U.S. Hydrographical Office insigne at head of title. Handwritten map identification statement and personal name signature on title panel (verso): No. 115. Arctic Ocean, in search of Sir John Franklin, 1850-51, Millard Fillmore. Handwritten map identification tab affixed to other title panel (verso): Arctic Ocean in search for Sir John Franklin 1850-51, No. 115. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
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Chicago citation style:

Welsh, George P., -1860, Henry Grinnell, Publisher United States Hydrographical Office, and Engravers Sherman & Smith. A chart of the cruise of the American Arctic Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin: in the years& 51: fitted out by Henry Grinnell of New York ... and others. [Washington, D.C.?: United States Hydgographical Office, 1850] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2018588001/.

APA citation style:

Welsh, G. P., Grinnell, H., United States Hydrographical Office, P. & Sherman & Smith, E. (1850) A chart of the cruise of the American Arctic Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin: in the years& 51: fitted out by Henry Grinnell of New York ... and others. [Washington, D.C.?: United States Hydgographical Office] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2018588001/.

MLA citation style:

Welsh, George P., -1860, et al. A chart of the cruise of the American Arctic Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin: in the years& 51: fitted out by Henry Grinnell of New York ... and others. [Washington, D.C.?: United States Hydgographical Office, 1850] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018588001/>.