Roma Vetus


Title:
Roma Vetus
Date:
C1878
Artist:
Alexander Keith Johnston (1804-1871)
Image Size:
240mm x 315mm (9.45" x 12.4")
Sheet Size:
290mm x 353mm (11.42" x 13.9")
Condition:
In good condition, with centre fold as issued.
Technique:
Colour printed engraving.
Price:

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$A 225
Stock Number:
TWCA 001 TP ROME (NTGY) (C023)
Description:

Scarce map of Rome surrounded by numerous vignettes, titles clockwise from top left;

Pyramid & Sphinx
Parthenon, Athens
Nineyeh
Elephantine
Patmyra
Colesseum
Petra

Biography:

Alexander Keith Johnston (1804 –1871).

Johnston was a Scottish cartographereducated 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 Geograpger 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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