The Mountain Chains of America.


Title:
The Mountain Chains of America.
Date:
C1850
Artist:
W. & A.K. Johnston
Image Size:
200mm x 260mm (7.87" x 10.24")
Condition:
In good condition.
Technique:
Engraving.
Price:

Availability: In stock

$A 55
Stock Number:
MAP MCLI 1850 (NIG) (F02)
Description:

Map of the mountains of the Americas.

Biography:

 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.

Availability: In stock

$A 55
Add to Cart
Free shipping
Australia-wide
Worldwide over $A150

Availability: In stock

$A 55
Add to Cart
Free shipping
Australia-wide
Worldwide over $A150