The Beaver, Magazine of the North, March 1954, Outfit 284 - Early Northern Surgeons / Rae's Franklin Relics / Rae's Arctic Correspondence


58 pages. Many reproductions of black and white photos. Printed upon glossy stock. Features: France on the Prairies; Potlatch in the Park - photo-illustrated article on potlatch held in new Kwakiutl house built in Victoria's Thunderbird Park; Journey for Frances - 2nd instalment of Mrs. George Simpson's canoe journey of 1930 through two of the Great Lakes and on to the post later named Fort Frances; Wings Across Greenland - between 1928 and 1931 Parker D. (Shorty) Cramer made three attempts to fly across the Atlantic by way of northern Quebec and Greenland - photo-illustrated article; Early Northern Surgeons - article concerning some of the earliest predecessors of Dr. John Rae in Rupert's Land; Dr. John Rae and his Franklin Relics - photo-illustrated article; Dr. John Rae of the Arctic - short biography of the great explorer; John Rae's Stone House - photo-illustrated article on the ruins of Rae's winter house of 1846-7 near Repluse Bay; Rae's Arctic Correspondence - a review of the new volume of the Hudson's bay Record Society; Rae on the Eskimos - his opinions on the Arctic natives among whom he lived and travelled between 1846 ande 1854; The Old Shipwreck - mystery ship has lay wrecked on the north shore of Bylot Island for 130 years; Cobalt and Porcupine - how the great silver and gold mines of Northern Ontario were discovered and developed; Early Days at York Fort; Nice colour ad for Hudson's Bay Point Blankets on back cover. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound vintage copy.

Title: The Beaver, Magazine of the North, March 1954, Outfit 284 - Early Northern Surgeons / Rae's Franklin Relics / Rae's Arctic Correspondence

Author: Hewlett, A.; Nesbitt, J.; Simpson, F.; Ellis, F.; Mitchell, R.; Kerr, R.; Wallace, R.; Bird, J. & M.; Et al

Illustrator: Simpkins, James

Categories: Magazine Back Issues, Canadian History, Native Peoples,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Canada, Hudson's Bay Company: 1954

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Good

Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 336h0488

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