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
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
Places:
World
Notes:
Double-hemisphere world map embroidered 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.
Extent:
1 manuscript map : color, embroidered on silk, framed ; 2 hemispheres each 22 cm in diameter, on sheet 54 x 74 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:120,000,000
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_016149
Call #:
G3200 1800 .W67
Barcode:
39999085944179
Terms of Use:
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