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Queen Charlottes Islands map (Haida Gwaii) by Hogg 1773 | MAPandMAPS
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Queen Charlottes Islands map (Haida Gwaii) by Hogg 1773 | MAPandMAPS

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Old map in hand coloring of the Haida Gwaii archipelago off the northern Pacific coast of Canada.

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Queen Charlottes Islands map (Haida Gwaii) by Hogg 1773.

Title: Queen Chartlotte’s Islands.

Description: Old map in hand coloring of the Haida Gwaii archipelago off the northern Pacific coast of Canada, with inset map of Carteret's, Simson's and Gower's islands.

The Spaniard Juan Pérez (1774) and the Englishman Capt. James Cook (1778) were the first Europeans to sight the island group, but it was Capt. George Dixon who in 1787 surveyed the islands and named them the Queen Charlotte Islands after his ship Charlotte.

Origin 'A New, Authentic and Complete Collection of Voyages Around the World after measurements from Voyages by James Cook 1728-79'.

London, Published by Alex Hogg at the Kings Arms.

17th -18th Century maps & atlases & prints.
Engraving is Absolutely Guaranteed authentic original map.
A Certificate of Authenticity will be on request forwarded for each individual map or print.

Size:
Sheet app.: 14.5 x 9.25 inches. 36.5 x 23.5 cm.
Condition: In antiquarian good condition, hand colored map on lined handmade paper, lower edges chipping.