Asia - Political

Title: Asia - Political
Date: C1912
Mapmaker: John George Bartholomew
Image Size: 430mm x 55mm (16.93" x 2.17")
Technique: Colour printed engraving.
Condition: A little spotting at lower centrefold, otherwise in good condition.
Stock Number: TTAT ASI 049 (NHAY) (LF04)
Price: $A 275

Very detailed large early C20th map of Asia with colour key showing colonial possessions.


John George Bartholomew 

John George Bartholomew brought the firm to prominence. In particular, J.G. Bartholomew made the firm a publisher of its own works, rather than a producer of maps for other firms.  He was the fourth John George Bartholomew of this famous map making family. He took over the business at 28 years of age became Cartographer to King George V and was founder of the Scottish Geographical Society.