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 absent as it had not been mapped. New Zealand is shown.
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.
|Paper Size||26 x 21.25cm (10.5 x 8.25 inches )|
|Size Category||21 to 30 cm [8 to 12 inches]|