Mr. Samuel Hearne, late Chief at Prince of Wales Fort, Hudson's Bay.European Magazine.
Stipple. 202 x 127mm (8 x 5"). Trimmed along top and bottom edge.
Samuel Hearne (1745-1792) the English explorer, fur-trader, author and naturalist. He was the first European to make an overland excursion across northern Canada to the Arctic Ocean. In 1776 he joined the Hudson's Bay Company on the sloop 'Churchill', based at the Prince of Wales Fort, where he later became chief.
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