C1893

Southern Signs of the Zodiac and Constellations between Declinations 45 N AND 45 S.

Mapmaker:

Edward Stanford (1827 - 1904)

C19th map of the Southern skies by Edward Stanford.

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S/N: OLGU-233-CEL–233563
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Full Title:

Southern Signs of the Zodiac and Constellations between Declinations 45 N AND 45 S.

Date:

C1893

Mapmaker:

Edward Stanford (1827 - 1904)

Condition:

In good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Colour printed engraving.

Image Size: 

370mm 
x 180mm

Paper Size: 

413mm 
x 203mm
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Southern Signs of the Zodiac and Constellations between Declinations 45 N AND 45 S. - Antique Map from 1893

Genuine antique
dated:

1893

Description:

C19th map of the Southern skies by Edward Stanford.

Mapmaker:

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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