C1895

Orient Line Passengers Track, Wind and Current Chart.

Mapmaker:

Edward Stanford (1827 - 1904)

Interesting world map for Orient Line passengers, showing wind and currents.

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S/N: OLGU-290-WM–193787
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Full Title:

Orient Line Passengers Track, Wind and Current Chart.

Date:

C1895

Mapmaker:

Edward Stanford (1827 - 1904)

Condition:

In good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Colour printed engraving.

Image Size: 

285mm 
x 200mm

Paper Size: 

340mm 
x 203mm
AUTHENTICITY
Orient Line Passengers Track, Wind and Current Chart. - Antique Map from 1895

Genuine antique
dated:

1895

Description:

Interesting world map for Orient Line passengers, showing wind and currents.

Mapmaker:

Edward Stanford  (1827-1904) 

Apprenticed as a printer and stationer. He founded his business in partnership with Saunders in 1852 as “Saunders & Stanford” but was dissolved in 1853. He founded “Stanford’s Geographical Establishment” 1857, employing Saunders and Alexander Keith Johnston to prepare maps. By 1864 he was employing twenty-eight men and thirteen boys. He acquire the John Arrowsmith stock at auction in 1874 and by 1881 his staff had grown to sixty-five men, nineteen boys and three women, with his son Edward Stanford II (1856-1917) acting as his assistant. He retired in 1882 and his son took over. The firm still exists.

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