C1834

Turkey in Asia.

Large detailed map of the Middle East by the best British mapmaker of the C19th. From Arrowsmith’s, The London Atlas of Universal Geography.

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Full Title:

Turkey in Asia.

Date:

C1834

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

605mm 
x 495mm

Paper Size: 

650mm 
x 543mm
AUTHENTICITY
Turkey in Asia. - Antique Print from 1834

Genuine antique
dated:

1834

Description:

Large detailed map of the Middle East by the best British mapmaker of the C19th.

From Arrowsmith’s, The London Atlas of Universal Geography.

John Arrowsmith (1790 - 1873)

Arrowsmith was an important English cartographer who flourished at a time of rapid British colonial expansion. Arrowsmith was born at Winston, County Durham. In 1810 he moved to London and worked his uncle Aaron Arrowsmith in his mapmaking business in London. After his uncle died in 1823 he set up on his own account. A founding member of the Royal Geographical Society 4th August 1830 and became unofficial cartographer for the society for forty three years. He took over the old Arrowsmith premises at 10 Soho Square after the death of his cousin Samuel Arrowsmith in 1839, buying the old Arrowsmith plates, manuscripts and copyrights at auction.

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