C1890

South Polar Regions

Mapmaker:

John Bartholomew (1860 - 1920)

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S/N: RAAG-028-POL–193386
(C095)

Full Title:

South Polar Regions

Date:

C1890

Mapmaker:

John Bartholomew (1860 - 1920)

Condition:

In good condition, centre fold as issued

Technique:

Colour printed engraving.

Image Size: 

230mm 
x 310mm

Description:

Detailed map of Antarctica showing the extent of the Mean Limit Drift Ice. Noted also are the dates of discovery of various locations. There are two comments:

the first, (Unexplored South Polar Continent)
the other states, (Probably limit of Continent).

Collections:
National Library of Australia: Bib 3990404

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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