C1912

South Polar Regions

Mapmaker:

John Bartholomew (1860 - 1920)

$A 275

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S/N: TTAT-POL-009–229023
(LF10)
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Full Title:

South Polar Regions

Date:

C1912

Mapmaker:

John Bartholomew (1860 - 1920)

Condition:

A little spotting to centrefold, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Colour printed engraving.

Image Size: 

547mm 
x 420mm

Description:

Detailed map of Antarctica with the explorations of Amundsel (Dec. 1911) and that of Scot (Jan. 1912). A number of tracks of explorers and note. At lower right is a colour key explaining the colouring used and an explanatory note for sea soundings and the limit of pack ice. 

Biography:

John George Bartholomew (1860–1920)   

John George Bartholomew brought the firm to prominence. In particular, J.G. Bartholomew made the firm a publisher of its own works, rather than a producer of maps for other firms.  He was the fourth John George Bartholomew of this famous map making family. He took over the business at 28 years of age became Cartographer to King George V and was founder of the Scottish Geographical Society.

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