C1783

Map of the World with the New Discoveries on Mercator's Projection. By Thos. Kitchin Senr. Hydrographer to his Majesty.

Very up to date world map for its time based Henry Roberts (1756–1796) world map on Mercator’s projection showing Cook’s discoveries and his contribution to the overall knowledge of world cartography. These included his discovery of the east coast of Australia, … Read Full Description

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S/N: WM-1783-KITC–233532
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Full Title:

Map of the World with the New Discoveries on Mercator’s Projection. By Thos. Kitchin Senr. Hydrographer to his Majesty.

Date:

C1783

Condition:

Right hand side margin extended as often found, otherwise in good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

513mm 
x 340mm

Paper Size: 

535mm 
x 370mm
AUTHENTICITY
Map of the World with the New Discoveries on Mercator's Projection. By Thos. Kitchin Senr. Hydrographer to his Majesty. - Antique Map from 1783

Genuine antique
dated:

1783

Description:

Very up to date world map for its time based Henry Roberts (1756–1796) world map on Mercator’s projection showing Cook’s discoveries and his contribution to the overall knowledge of world cartography. These included his discovery of the east coast of Australia, his charting of New Zealand, his explorations into southern waters, his discovery of the Hawaiian Islands and explorations in search of a northwest passage which are all noted on here. 

Thomas Kitchin (1718 - 1784)

Working at premises at the Star in London’s Holborn as an engraver and publisher, Kitchin produced a wide variety of maps for atlases and magazines. He often worked in conjunction with Emanuel Bowen.

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