C1856

Ethnographic map of the Present Distribution of Man on the Earth.

World ethnography map, from the extra large sized issue of Johnston’s, Physical Atlas of Natural Phenomena.

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S/N: PANP-032-WM–232168
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Full Title:

Ethnographic map of the Present Distribution of Man on the Earth.

Date:

C1856

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Colour printed engraving.

Image Size: 

307mm 
x 163mm
AUTHENTICITY
Ethnographic map of the Present Distribution of Man on the Earth. - Antique Map from 1856

Genuine antique
dated:

1856

Description:

World ethnography map, from the extra large sized issue of Johnston’s, Physical Atlas of Natural Phenomena.

Alexander Keith Johnston (1804 - 1871)

Johnston was a Scottish cartographer educated 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 Geographer 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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