Map Of The World On Mercator's Projection

Artist/Collection: Christopher Kelly
Product Code: FRP20739
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Map Of The World On Mercator's Projection

42 x 27cm (16.5 x 10.5 inches ).

Large folding map of the world. Hawaii named the Sandwich Isles. Australia named New Holland
Mapmaker: Christopher Kelly. Date: 1824

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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© Fine Rare Prints

Date Made 1800-1849
Paper Size 42 x 27cm (16.5 x 10.5 inches )
Shape Landscape
Main Color Multicolored
Size Category 41 to 50 cm (16 to 20 inches)