Antique print. Map Of The Pacific Ocean On Mercator's Projection

Map Of The Pacific Ocean On Mercator's Projection

Artist/Collection: Christopher Kelly
Product Code: FRP20797
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Map Of The Pacific Ocean On Mercator's Projection

26 x 21.25cm (10.5 x 8.25 inches ).

Showing Captain Cook's voyages between 1769 and 1779. The southern part of Australia is not shown on this map

This antique engraving was made in 1824 and is from "A New And Complete System Of Universal Geography, Or An Authentic History And Interesting Description Of The Whole World And Its Inhabitants" by Christopher Kelly for the firm of Thomas Kelly and was printed by Rider and Weed in Little Britain in London. The work was, according to Kelly, 'embellished with engravings executed by artists if the first ability.'
It was made by copper plate engraving on medium weight, cotton rich paper, has hand painted coloring and is in good condition.

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Style
Date Made 1800-1849
Paper Size 26 x 21.25cm (10.5 x 8.25 inches )
Shape Landscape
Main Color Multicolored
Size Category 21 to 30 cm (8 to 12 inches)