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Author: Weller, Edward
Publisher: Dispatch Atlas.
Date published: 1863 circa
Lithograph with later outline hand colouring. Overall sheet size: 47.3cms x 32.4cms. Image size: 299mm x 457mm. Highly detailed map of the far north from Bankes Strait through to Melville Sound and from Peabody Bay through Smith Sound to Davis Strait, by Edward Weller, for the Weekly Dispatch Atlas. Inset "Continuation of Smith's Sound to the Northward on a reduced scale"". Note in Byam Channel denoting : Resolute abandoned May 1854 drifted from here into Davis Strait. Very good condition. Edward Weller was a cartographer and engraver based in London. His best known work appears in Cassell's Weekly Dispatch Atlas