The screen has a main world map surrounded by 20 inset maps showing parts of Europe and two celestial hemispheres.
Four-fold map screen with 21 engraved maps by Thomas Jefferys, c. 1750
© British Library
- Engraving on paper attached to canvas & pine frame
- 180 x 256 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £5,000 ( Total: £15,000)
- Acquired in:
- Howe, Christophre
It includes a new map of the world or terrestrial globe agreeable to the most modern discoveries and regulated by astronomical observations communicated to the Royal Societies of London and Paris.
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