C1850

Selenographic Map of the Whole Visible Hemisphere of the Moon.

Detailed c.19th selenographic map of the moon. The selenographic coordinate system is used to refer to locations on the surface of Earth’s moon. Any position on the lunar surface can be referenced by specifying two numerical values, which are comparable … Read Full Description

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S/N: MADAOA-CEL-008–418338
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Full Title:

Selenographic Map of the Whole Visible Hemisphere of the Moon.

Date:

C1850

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Colour printed engraving.

Image Size: 

292mm 
x 205mm

Paper Size: 

306mm 
x 246mm
AUTHENTICITY
Selenographic Map of the Whole Visible Hemisphere of the Moon. - Antique Map from 1850

Genuine antique
dated:

1850

Description:

Detailed c.19th selenographic map of the moon.

The selenographic coordinate system is used to refer to locations on the surface of Earth’s moon. Any position on the lunar surface can be referenced by specifying two numerical values, which are comparable to the latitude and longitude of Earth.

John Dower (1825 - 1901)

Dower was a London based map maker, engraver and printer, the son and successor of John Crane Dower's map business. Elected to the Royal Geographical Society in 1854.

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