C1856

The river systems of Asia & Europe, showing the boundaries and comparative extent of the river basins & the oceans to which they contribute their waters. Extended from the original designs of Professor Berghaus, Berlin.

Map showing the river systems for Europe and Asia, from the extra large sized issue of Johnston’s, Physical Atlas of Natural Phenomena.The map has a compendium of information. Inset maps: Comparative view of the fall of the rivers Volga, Ganges, Danube, … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

The river systems of Asia & Europe, showing the boundaries and comparative extent of the river basins & the oceans to which they contribute their waters. Extended from the original designs 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 river systems of Asia & Europe, showing the boundaries and comparative extent of the river basins & the oceans to which they contribute their waters. Extended from the original designs of Professor Berghaus, Berlin. - Antique Map from 1856

Genuine antique
dated:

1856

Description:

Map showing the river systems for Europe and Asia, from the extra large sized issue of Johnston’s, Physical Atlas of Natural Phenomena.The map has a compendium of information.

Inset maps: Comparative view of the fall of the rivers Volga, Ganges, Danube, Elbe, Rhine, Rhone & Clyde with the positions of some of the most remarkable lakes above & below the level of the sea.

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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