C1845

Eastern Archipelago to Illustrate Mr W.Earle's Paper 1845

This map was published by the Royal Geographical Society to illustrate the paper presented by Earle of the distribution of animals in the Malay Archipelago, in relation to the depth of the sea between the islands.

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Full Title:

Eastern Archipelago to Illustrate Mr W.Earle’s Paper 1845

Date:

C1845

Condition:

Religned otherwise in good condition. Folds as issued.

Technique:

Image Size: 

235mm 
x 200mm
AUTHENTICITY
Eastern Archipelago to Illustrate Mr W.Earle's Paper 1845 - Antique Print from 1845

Genuine antique
dated:

1845

Description:

This map was published by the Royal Geographical Society to illustrate the paper presented by Earle of the distribution of animals in the Malay Archipelago, in relation to the depth of the sea between the islands.

John Arrowsmith (1790 - 1873)

Arrowsmith was an important English cartographer who flourished at a time of rapid British colonial expansion. Arrowsmith was born at Winston, County Durham. In 1810 he moved to London and worked his uncle Aaron Arrowsmith in his mapmaking business in London. After his uncle died in 1823 he set up on his own account. A founding member of the Royal Geographical Society 4th August 1830 and became unofficial cartographer for the society for forty three years. He took over the old Arrowsmith premises at 10 Soho Square after the death of his cousin Samuel Arrowsmith in 1839, buying the old Arrowsmith plates, manuscripts and copyrights at auction.

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