Artist / Author / Cartographer:
Thomson, John & Co.
Chart of the Northern Passage between Asia & America
copper engraving, original outline colour
49 x 58.7 cms.
An elegant map showing the tracks of Captain Cook, Vancouver's Island delineated and the Columbia River.To the North West part of America a note states " The Sea, seen by Mr Mckenzie, July 12th 1789", beneath the caption, "Frozen or Arctic Sea".