C1856

Tidal Chart of the World, showing the progress of the Wave of High Water and the Hour of High water in Greenwich Time at New and Full Moon.

World tidal map, from the extra large sized issue of Johnston’s, Physical Atlas of Natural Phenomena.

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Full Title:

Tidal Chart of the World, showing the progress of the Wave of High Water and the Hour of High water in Greenwich Time at New and Full Moon.

Date:

C1856

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Colour printed engraving.

Image Size: 

307mm 
x 163mm
AUTHENTICITY
Tidal Chart of the World, showing the progress of the Wave of High Water and the Hour of High water in Greenwich Time at New and Full Moon. - Antique Print from 1856

Genuine antique
dated:

1856

Description:

World tidal map, from the extra large sized issue of Johnston’s, Physical Atlas of Natural Phenomena.

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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