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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Tanner, Henry S.
Date:
1848
Short Title:
Map of Africa
Publisher:
Henry S. Tanner
Philadelphia
Type:
Wall Map
Obj Height cm:
104
Obj Width cm:
132
Scale 1:
7,000,000
Note:
Large map of Africa with three inset maps: Egypt, Liberia, and Colony of the Cape of Good Hope. There is also an illustration of the "Comparative Heights of the Principal Mountains of Africa," as well as Statistical Tables. Interestingly, the copyright is by Anthony Finley, 1830. We assume that Tanner also issued similar sized wall maps of Europe, Asia, and Oceania. See our North America and South America.
World Area:
Africa
Full Title:
Map of Africa: Carefully Compiled From The Latest Maps & Charts And Other Geographical Publications. Philadelphia. Published By H.S. Tanner, 1848. Engraved By J.H. Young & E. Dankworth.
List No:
0986.000
Engraver or Printer:
Dankworth, Frederick, b. ca. 1804; Young, J. H. (James Hamilton)
Publication Author:
Tanner, Henry S.
Pub Date:
1848
Pub Title:
Map of Africa: Carefully Compiled From The Latest Maps & Charts And Other Geographical Publications. Philadelphia. Published By H.S. Tanner, 1848. Engraved By J.H. Young & E. Dankworth.
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
0986.000
Pub Type:
Wall Map
Pub Height cm:
104
Pub Width cm:
132
Image No:
0986000
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