C1794

Map of the World from the Latest discoveries

Scarce double hemisphere map of the world with the tracks of Cook’s three voyages. Australia is shown prior to the discovery of Bass Strait. The strait was named after George Bass, after he and Matthew Flinders passed through it while … Read Full Description

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S/N: WAGATL-WM-001–426962
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Full Title:

Map of the World from the Latest discoveries

Date:

C1794

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

437mm 
x 222mm

Paper Size: 

498mm 
x 339mm
AUTHENTICITY
Map of the World from the Latest discoveries - Antique Map from 1794

Genuine antique
dated:

1794

Description:

Scarce double hemisphere map of the world with the tracks of Cook’s three voyages. Australia is shown prior to the discovery of Bass Strait. The strait was named after George Bass, after he and Matthew Flinders passed through it while circumnavigating Van Diemen’s Land in the Norfolk in 1798.

From, Wilkinson, R. A general atlas being a collection of maps of the world and quarters, the principal empires, kingdoms, etc. London

Robert Wilkinson (1752 - 1836)

Print seller, publisher, map seller and mapmaker. Little is known of his background other than his maps and atlases all of which were researched and engraved.

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