C1850

North Italy, Switzerland, South Germany Campaigns of 1796

Military map from Sir Archibald Alison’s, (1792-1867) , &#8220History of Europe&#8221. This series is regarded as the best English account of the French Revolution. The Johnston’s firm of mapmakers also published a &#8220National Atlas&#8221 and a &#8220Royal Atlas&#8221.

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Full Title:

North Italy, Switzerland, South Germany Campaigns of 1796

Date:

C1850

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Image Size: 

200mm 
x 150mm
AUTHENTICITY
North Italy, Switzerland, South Germany Campaigns of 1796 - Antique Print from 1850

Genuine antique
dated:

1850

Description:

Military map from Sir Archibald Alison’s, (1792-1867) , &#8220History of Europe&#8221. This series is regarded as the best English account of the French Revolution. The Johnston’s firm of mapmakers also published a &#8220National Atlas&#8221 and a &#8220Royal Atlas&#8221.

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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