Artist / Author / Cartographer:

Cruchley, George F.

Title:

World - Double hemisphere

Date:

1838

Medium:

copper engraving, original colour

Size:

73 x 149 cm

Description:

Missionary Map of the World distinguishing the stations of all Protestant Missionary Societies 1838.

 

A magnificent 30-section canvas backed folding wall chart of the world in beautiful original colour. With slip-in box.

 

Executed in Lithography by J. Netherchift & printed at his office, 23, King William St., West Strand. London 1838. Pubd. by the Church Missionary; & sold by Messrs. Hatchard, Picadilly. Nisbert & Co. Berners St.: Seeley & Co. Fleet St..

 

George Frederick Cruchley was an English engraver, publisher, globemaker and mapseller with premesis at 81 Fleet Street, London. He was trained by Aaron Arrowsmith and re-issued some of his maps. He bought John Cary's plates in 1844. The London firm was in operation from 1823 until 1875.

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Item Code:

MA7018

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