C1856

The mountain systems of Europe constructed on the basis of contour lines. From the drawings of Professor Berghaus, Berlin.

Spectacular map of European mountains, from the extra large sized issue of Johnston’s, Physical Atlas of Natural Phenomena.There is a colour key at bottom indicating the eco systems of the different mountains.

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Full Title:

The mountain systems of Europe constructed on the basis of contour lines. From the drawings of Professor Berghaus, Berlin.

Date:

C1856

Condition:

In good condition, with centre folded as issued.

Technique:

Colour printed engraving.

Image Size: 

620mm 
x 530mm
AUTHENTICITY
The mountain systems of Europe constructed on the basis of contour lines. From the drawings of Professor Berghaus, Berlin. - Antique Map from 1856

Genuine antique
dated:

1856

Description:

Spectacular map of European mountains, from the extra large sized issue of Johnston’s, Physical Atlas of Natural Phenomena.There is a colour key at bottom indicating the eco systems of the different mountains.

Alexander Keith Johnston (1804 - 1871)

Johnston was a Scottish cartographer educated the University of Edinburgh. He was apprenticed to the Edinburgh engraver and mapmaker, James Kirkwood. In 1826 he and his brother William began in a printing and engraving business, forming the well-known firm of W. and A. K. Johnston. Johnston was a prolific mapmaker and publisher. He was soon professionally recognised by being appointed Geographer Royal of Scotland. In October 1849 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and in 1862 he was a founding member of the Meteorological Society of Scotland.

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