This copy of part of the map made by Pierre Desceliers in 1550 shows the area of Jacques Cartier's discoveries [cartographic material]
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This copy of part of the map made by Pierre Desceliers in 1550 shows the area of Jacques Cartier's discoveries [cartographic material]Hierarchical level:ItemDate:1550 .Reference:Local class no.: H3/1000/1550, Box number: 2000230296Local class no.:H3/1000/1550Type of material:Maps and cartographic materialFound in:Archives / Collections and FondsItem ID number:4147156
Record Information – DetailsDate(s):1550 .Place:Dieppe:Place of creation:EnglandPublisher:Pierre Desceliers,Place of printing:England [London]Extent:1 map : print col.; 40 x 52 on sheet 44 x 55 cm.Language of material:FrenchAdded language of material:French, EnglishAdditional name(s):Additional information:General Note:This map is a reproduction, printed circa 1970, of part of a portolan map drawn by the cartographer Pierre Desceliers in 1550 for Henri II, king of France. The original map is preserved at the British Library (Add Ms 24065).
The title in English in the cartouche has been added.
There is another version of the same map with a title in French in the cartouche (see item 5789366 in the collection of Library and Archives Canada; also a second copy of the map with the English title: item 3995771).
Oriented with the North at the bottom.
Includes traditional territories of Mi'kmaq and Wolastoqiyik First Nations, as well as of Nunatsiavut Inuit.Availability of other formats note:Microfiche: NMC9897.Subject heading:Source:Private
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