The world with all modern discoveries


The world with all modern discoveries

Item Information

Title:
The world with all modern discoveries
Date:
[ca. 1780–1800]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Manuscripts
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
World maps--Early works to 1800
Manuscript maps--Early works to 1800
Byron, John, 1723-1786
Carteret, Philip, -1796
Cook, James, 1728-1779
Wallis, Samuel, 1728-1795
Extent:
1 manuscript map : color, embroidered on silk, framed ; 2 hemispheres each 22 cm in diameter, on sheet 54 x 74 cm
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:120,000,000
Language:
English
Notes:
Double-hemisphere world map embroidered by a schoolgirl with colored threads on silk.
Shows the voyages of Cook, Wallis, and Byron and Carteret.
Ornamental floral sprays and ribbons in margins.
Framed with an oval window.
Identifier:
06_01_016149
Call #:
G3200 1800 .W67
Barcode:
39999085944179