C1949

The British Isles England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales.

Mapmaker:

Charles Ernest Riddiford (1897 - 1968)

Beautifully illustrated poster size map of Great Britain and Ireland, with numerous insets of famous persons and in each corner is a famous landmark.  Collections:National Library of Australia:  Bib ID4468211

$A 395

S/N: BI-1949-RIDD–194735
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Full Title:

The British Isles England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales.

Date:

C1949

Mapmaker:

Charles Ernest Riddiford (1897 - 1968)

Condition:

Some light discoloration, otherwise in good condition with folds as issue. Laid onto archival linen.

Technique:

Lithograph printed in colour.
AUTHENTICITY
The British Isles England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. - Vintage Print from 1949

Guaranteed Vintage Item
dated:

1949

Description:

Beautifully illustrated poster size map of Great Britain and Ireland, with numerous insets of famous persons and in each corner is a famous landmark. 

Collections:
National Library of Australia:  Bib ID4468211

Biography:

Charles Ernest Riddiford (1897-1968)
Riddiford,had migrated from England to America in 1923 to join the National Geographic was chief research cartographer when he retired in 1959.  A native of London, he studied in Edinburgh, Scotland. At the Geographic he was co-author of a highly successful book, “The Round Earth on Flat Paper,” which tells how maps are made and describes map projections. He also held a patent on a collapsible globe and had designed an atlas for the Oxford University Press.   

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