Artist / Author / Cartographer:

John Pinkerton

Title:

Asia

Date:

Jan 1st

Medium:

copper engraving, original colour

Size:

51 x 70.5 cm

Description:

 A finely engraved map of Asia with good detail and with regions in bright colour.The map was engraved and published in Edinburgh, Scotland in the early 19th century.

 

John Pinkerton(1758 - 1826) was a Scottish geographer and publisher who was working in Edinburgh from the late eighteenth century. He published a number of books on modern geography. This map of Asia was published in his Modern Atlas c. 1815. The atlas was published in parts 1809 - 1814 and then as a whole in 1815.

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Item Code:

MA7932

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