C1856

Hyetographic or rain map of Europe, with an enlarged map of the British Isles.

Spectacular rain map of Europe, from the extra large sized issue of Johnston’s, Physical Atlas of Natural Phenomena. Included on the insets map is a rain map of the British Isles.

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Full Title:

Hyetographic or rain map of Europe, with an enlarged map of the British Isles.

Date:

C1856

Condition:

A little offsetting at centre, otherwise in good condition, with centre folded as issued.

Technique:

Colour printed engraving.

Image Size: 

590mm 
x 480mm
AUTHENTICITY
Hyetographic or rain map of Europe, with an enlarged map of the British Isles. - Antique Map from 1856

Genuine antique
dated:

1856

Description:

Spectacular rain map of Europe, from the extra large sized issue of Johnston’s, Physical Atlas of Natural Phenomena.

Included on the insets map is a rain map of the British Isles.

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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