C1893

Southern Constellations from the Pole to Declination 40'S.

Mapmaker:

Edward Stanford (1827 - 1904)

C19th map of the southern constellations by Edward Stanford.

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S/N: OLGU-161-CEL–193810
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Full Title:

Southern Constellations from the Pole to Declination 40’S.

Date:

C1893

Mapmaker:

Edward Stanford (1827 - 1904)

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued. Laid onto archival linen.

Technique:

lithograph.

Image Size: 

200mm 
x 180mm

Paper Size: 

165mm 
x 203mm
AUTHENTICITY
Southern Constellations from the Pole to Declination 40'S. - Antique Print from 1893

Genuine antique
dated:

1893

Description:

C19th map of the southern constellations by Edward Stanford.

Biography:

Edward Stanford  (1827-1904) 

Apprenticed as a printer and stationer. He founded his business in partnership with Saunders in 1852 as “Saunders & Stanford” but was dissolved in 1853. He founded “Stanford’s Geographical Establishment” 1857, employing Saunders and Alexander Keith Johnston to prepare maps. By 1864 he was employing twenty-eight men and thirteen boys. He acquire the John Arrowsmith stock at auction in 1874 and by 1881 his staff had grown to sixty-five men, nineteen boys and three women, with his son Edward Stanford II (1856-1917) acting as his assistant. He retired in 1882 and his son took over. The firm still exists.

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