C1811

A New Map of Scotland from the Latest Authorities

Impressive wall sized chart of Scotland on four joined sheets by John Cary (1755-1835) dated 28th April 1811. There is an inset at top left of the Shetlands and another at top right of the Orkney Islands. From Cary, Cary’s … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

A New Map of Scotland from the Latest Authorities

Date:

C1811

Condition:

Small tear to top sheet edge, otherwise in good condition. Four sheets joined.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

1010mm 
x 900mm

Paper Size: 

1040mm 
x 1000mm
AUTHENTICITY
A New Map of Scotland from the Latest Authorities - Antique Map from 1811

Genuine antique
dated:

1811

Description:

Impressive wall sized chart of Scotland on four joined sheets by John Cary (1755-1835) dated 28th April 1811. There is an inset at top left of the Shetlands and another at top right of the Orkney Islands.

From Cary, Cary’s New Universal Atlas, Containing Distinct Maps Of All The Principal States and Kingdoms Throughout The World.

References:
Phillips, P. A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress. Washington 1973: 714.

Collections:
National Library Scotland: Shelfmark: EMS.s.28
David Rumsey Collection: 1657.011 (1801) issue)

John Cary (1755 - 1835)

Cary was a mapmaker born in Wiltshire, England, his father a malster and churchwarden. Cary was appointed Surveyor of Roads to the General Post Office 1794. He won the Gold Medal of the Royal Society of Arts 1804 for his large scale map of Cardingshire. His Strand premises burned down 17th January 1820 and which was continued by his sons at 86 St. James.

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