Islands in the Pacific Ocean


Title:
Islands in the Pacific Ocean
Date:
C1852
Mapmaker:
W & A.K. Johnston ( - )
Image Size:
85mm x 130mm (3.35" x 5.12")
Condition:
In good condition
Technique:
Engraving hand coloured.
Price:

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$A 350
Stock Number:
PI 1852 JOHN (AGY) (RW04)
Biography:

Alexander Keith Johnston (1804 –1871).

Johnston was a Scottish cartographer educated the University of Edinburgh. He was apprenticed to the Edinburgh engraver and mapmaker, James Kirkwood.

In 1826 he and his brother William began in a printing and engraving business, forming the well-known firm of W. and A. K. Johnston. Johnston was a prolific mapmaker and publisher. He was soon professionally recognised by being appointed Geographer Royal of Scotland.  In October 1849 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and in 1862 he was a founding member of the Meteorological Society of Scotland.

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