C1808

Asia, drawn from the latest Astronomical Observations.

Mapmaker:

Robert Wilkinson (1752 - 1825)

Detailed map of Asia with Australia named New Holland and shown with an imaginary southern coast prior to the publication of the Baudin and Flinders voyage discoveries. Bass Strait is shown which was discovered by Bass and Flinders in 1797. … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Asia, drawn from the latest Astronomical Observations.

Date:

C1808

Mapmaker:

Robert Wilkinson (1752 - 1825)

Condition:

In good condition, folds as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving hand coloured

Image Size: 

240mm 
x 300mm
AUTHENTICITY
Asia, drawn from the latest Astronomical Observations. - Antique Print from 1808

Genuine antique
dated:

1808

Description:

Detailed map of Asia with Australia named New Holland and shown with an imaginary southern coast prior to the publication of the Baudin and Flinders voyage discoveries. Bass Strait is shown which was discovered by Bass and Flinders in 1797. Earlier Dutch discoveries are noted on the north and west. The east coast shows the discoveries made by James Cook on his first voyage in 1770.

Biography:

Robert Wilkinson (1752 – 1825)

English mapmaker active in the late eighteenth century and early nineteenth century.

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