C1938

Reaches of the Nation's Capital

Mapmaker:

Charles Ernest Riddiford (1897 - 1968)

Spectacular large scale map covering the area from Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia and Washington DC. The shows; battlefields, ruins, historic churches, shrines and monuments, interesting towns, hunting and racing centres, historic sites, county seats, federal highways, state highways, railways and historical … Read Full Description

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S/N: TNGM-USA-DC-1938–234497
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Full Title:

Reaches of the Nation’s Capital

Date:

C1938

Mapmaker:

Charles Ernest Riddiford (1897 - 1968)

Condition:

In good condition and laid onto archival linen.

Technique:

Lithograph printed in colour.

Image Size: 

785mm 
x 642mm

Paper Size: 

810mm 
x 670mm
AUTHENTICITY
Reaches of the Nation's Capital - Vintage Map from 1938

Guaranteed Vintage Item
dated:

1938

Description:

Spectacular large scale map covering the area from Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia and Washington DC. The shows; battlefields, ruins, historic churches, shrines and monuments, interesting towns, hunting and racing centres, historic sites, county seats, federal highways, state highways, railways and historical notes.

At top and bottom are numerous portraits of eminent historical figures.

Collections:
National Library of Australia: Libraries Australia ID 5874483
State Library of NSW:  MMS ID 991006898299702626

Mapmaker:

Charles Ernest Riddiford (1897-1968)
Riddiford,had migrated from England to America in 1923 to join the National Geographic was chief research cartographer when he retired in 1959.  A native of London, he studied in Edinburgh, Scotland. At the Geographic he was co-author of a highly successful book, “The Round Earth on Flat Paper,” which tells how maps are made and describes map projections. He also held a patent on a collapsible globe and had designed an atlas for the Oxford University Press.

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