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TitleThe world on Mercator's projection
SubjectWorld maps
DescriptionScale [ca. 1:142 000 000] (W 180°--E 180/N 80°--S 80°). Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian Greenwich. Decorative border with title. Colour legend of British colonies and steam routes to those colonies. Illustrations: Vesuvius -- Gibraltar -- The pyramids of Ghizeh -- London -- Constantinople -- Niagara -- Pont Neuf, Paris.
CreatorRapkin, J.
Place of PublicationLondon; New York
PublisherJohn Tallis & Company
Date[ca. 1851]
Dimensions of Original22.7 x 32.2 cm
ContributorsAllen, J. B. (engraver)
Warren, H. (illustrator)
Location DepictedEarth
Time Period19th Century
NotesCNS map no. 82.
Local Call NumberG 3200 1851 R3 MAP
TypeStill Image
Resource TypeMap
Record NoCNS-M0074
RelationFrom?: Tallis's illustrated atlas, and modern history of the world, geographical, political, commercial and statistical. London & New York : Tallis & Co., 1851; Martin, R. M. The British colonies.
CitationReference: Phillips 804.
SourcePrint map held in the Centre for Newfoundland Studies.
CollectionCentre for Newfoundland Studies - Digitized Maps
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries. Centre for Newfoundland Studies
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