C1810

Planisphere ou Carte Generale du Globe par J.B.Poirson Ingenieur Geographe l'An 1810.

Large scale up to date world map on Mercator’s Projection. The charting of Australia is shown only three years after the accounts of Nicholas Baudin’s epic voyage of discovery in the ships the Naturalist and Geographe were published 1807 which … Read Full Description

$A 1,750

S/N: WM-1810-POIR-001–186641
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Full Title:

Planisphere ou Carte Generale du Globe par J.B.Poirson Ingenieur Geographe l’An 1810.

Date:

C1810

Condition:

Right hand side margin narrow at the lower sheet edge, otherwise In good condition, with folds as issued

Technique:

Copper engraving hand coloured

Image Size: 

705mm 
x 460mm
AUTHENTICITY
Planisphere ou Carte Generale du Globe  par J.B.Poirson Ingenieur Geographe l'An 1810. - Antique Map from 1810

Genuine antique
dated:

1810

Description:

Large scale up to date world map on Mercator’s Projection.

The charting of Australia is shown only three years after the accounts of Nicholas Baudin’s epic voyage of discovery in the ships the Naturalist and Geographe were published 1807 which contained the printed chart of Australia to show the complete southern coast.  The map of Australia contained in Baudin’s accounts were printed by Poirson who had accessed to a number of voyages that return from explorations in the Pacific and Australia. Also included is Bass Strait.

Jean Baptiste Poirson (1760 - 1831)

Poirson was a talented geographer & engraver known for the production of magnificent, very large globes, claimed to be the best since those of Coronelli. He also compiled a large number of maps

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