North Polar Chart


Title:
North Polar Chart
Date:
C1878
Mapmaker:
Alexander Keith Johnston
Image Size:
460mm x 330mm (18.11" x 12.99")
Condition:
In good condition, with centre folded as issued.
Technique:
Original engraving printed in colour
Price:

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$A 125
Stock Number:
THRA POL 000 (NTGY) (F51)
Description:

Detailed map of the North Pole

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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