C1851

Germany Western States

Mapmaker:

W. & A.K. Johnston

Large detailed map of the western German states.

$A 195

S/N: GER-1851-JOHN-15–189260
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Full Title:

Germany Western States

Date:

C1851

Mapmaker:

W. & A.K. Johnston

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

500mm 
x 605mm

Paper Size: 

535mm 
x 650mm
AUTHENTICITY
Germany Western States - Antique Print from 1851

Genuine antique
dated:

1851

Description:

Large detailed map of the western German states.

Biography:

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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