C1815

Map of the World from the Best Authorities.

Mapmaker:

Jedidiah Morse (1761 - 1826)

Double hemisphere world map showing Australia with the discoveries made by James Cook on his first voyage of exploration which included the east coast of Australia. The map includes Bass Strait and the charting of the southern coast by Matthew Flinders.

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S/N: TGGA-001-WM–186890
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Full Title:

Map of the World from the Best Authorities.

Date:

C1815

Mapmaker:

Jedidiah Morse (1761 - 1826)

Condition:

In good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

350mm 
x 185mm

Paper Size: 

325mm 
x 215mm
AUTHENTICITY
Map of the World from the Best Authorities. - Antique Print from 1815

Genuine antique
dated:

1815

Description:

Double hemisphere world map showing Australia with the discoveries made by James Cook on his first voyage of exploration which included the east coast of Australia. The map includes Bass Strait and the charting of the southern coast by Matthew Flinders.

Biography:

Jedidiah Morse (1761-1826)

Morse was a notable geographer. He was the father of telegraphy pioneer and painter Samuel F. B. Morse, and his textbooks earned him the sobriquet of “father of American geography.

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