Mt. Sir Donald & Illecillewaet Glaceier, Selkirke, Canada
Etching, platemark 140 x 190mm (5½ x 7½"). Rare.
View in the Selkirk Mountains, a mountain range spanning Idaho, Washington and southeastern British Columbia. They were named after Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl of Selkirk (1771-1820), a Scottish philanthropist who founded immigrant settlements in Canada. Mount Sir Donald is named after Donald Alexander Smith (1820-1914), head of the syndicate which funded the Canadian Pacific Railway.
[Ref: 39542] £220.00