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Printed Map (Engraving, Coloured) Showing Meteorological and Agricultural Zones Entitled 'Isothermal Chart; or View of the Climates & Productions of the Earth', by W. C. Woodbridge, Engraved and Printed by Perkins and Heath, London, 1827

Inventory Number: 13484
Object Type:
Persons: William Channing Woodbridge (Engraver and Printer)
Date Created: 1827
Accession Number: 2012-12/1
Brief Description: Printed meteorological and agricultural map of the world, ?hand-coloured. Off-centre crease indicating it is a folding plate from a book. Woodbridge was an American geographer and cartographer who spent some years in Europe, during which he published the influential geography textbook 'A System of Universal Geography' (1824, 2nd edition 1827, and many subsequent editions). Perkins & Heath were one of the most technically advanced London printing firms in the 1820s, known for their early process for security-printing of bank notes.
Primary Inscriptions: Entitled: 'Isothermal Chart; or View of the Climates & Productions of the Earth. By W. C. Woodbridge.'. Below title box: 'Perkins & Heath, London.'. Below image: 'Published by Whittaker, Treacher & Arnot, 13, Ave Maria Lane, London.'.
Provenance: Purchased from Sanders of Oxford in 2012.
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Material(s): Paper
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
235 314 mm

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