Four-fold map screen with 21 engraved maps by Thomas Jefferys

The screen has a main world map surrounded by 20 inset maps showing parts of Europe and two celestial hemispheres.


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.


Private owner

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British Library 96 Euston Road, LONDON London NW1 2DB 01937 546546

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