Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection

Barcode: 869

Creator: Meares, John, 1756?-1809

Printmaker: Foot, T. (Thomas)

Region Depicted: Vancouver Island (B.C.) · British Columbia

Date Produced: 1790

Date Published: 1790

Language: English

Historical Context: John Meares was a navigator, explorer and maritime fur trader and author of Voyages made in the years 1788 and 1789 from China to the North West Coast of America. It was published in 1790.

Subjects: Maps--Early works to 1800 · Vancouver Island (B.C.) · British Columbia · Nautical chart · Coasts

Map Type: Nautical charts

Dimensions: 24 x 19 cm.

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Brief Description: A large scale map of a sheltered cove. The maps includes soundings.

Physical Description: 1 map: uncolored, illustrated

Theme: From Colonies to Local Control: Mapping North America, 1494 to 1867

Collection/Donor: Osher

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