C1856

Geographical distribution of the currents of air, showing the regions of the trade winds, variable winds and hurricanes, with their effects in determining the different tracks of navigation by A.K. Johnston, F.R.S.E.

Spectacular world map of the currents, winds, sea temperatures, from the extra large sized issue of Johnston’s, Physical Atlas of Natural Phenomena.There is a colour key on the left with an explanation of the colours used in the map. Insets … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Geographical distribution of the currents of air, showing the regions of the trade winds, variable winds and hurricanes, with their effects in determining the different tracks of navigation by A.K. Johnston, F.R.S.E.

Date:

C1856

Condition:

In good condition, with centre folded as issued.

Technique:

Colour printed engraving.

Image Size: 

615mm 
x 505mm
AUTHENTICITY
Geographical distribution of the currents of air, showing the regions of the trade winds, variable winds and hurricanes, with their effects in determining the different tracks of navigation by A.K. Johnston, F.R.S.E. - Antique Print from 1856

Genuine antique
dated:

1856

Description:

Spectacular world map of the currents, winds, sea temperatures, from the extra large sized issue of Johnston’s, Physical Atlas of Natural Phenomena.There is a colour key on the left with an explanation of the colours used in the map.

Insets map titles;

Limits of the trade winds & calms in the Atlantic Ocean between longitude 200E & 800W as determined by the wind & current charts of Lieut. Maury, U.S.N., The stormy regions of the West Indies showing the tracks of various hurricanes, Tracks of the Madras Storm, 1842 and the Rodriguez Hurricane, 1843, from observations by Mr. Piddington & Mr. Thom., Chart of the Culloden’s Hurricane, 1809 and the Boyne’s.

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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