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.
|Paper Size||42 x 27cm (16.5 x 10.5 inches )|
|Size Category||41 to 50 cm [16 to 20 inches]|