John Walker was a British map seller, engraver, lithographer, hydrographer, geographer, draughtsman, and publisher of both nautical charts and geographical maps. Walker’s maps for publication were primarily produced in partnership with his brother, Charles, under the imprint J. and C. Walker. Among their joint projects were more than 200 maps for the influential Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge Atlas (SDUK). In addition they published numerous charts for the Admiralty Hydrographic Office.
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Chart of the East Coast of Madagascar, including the Mauritius, Seychelle Islands and c.
A charming representation of a grim reality: nautical chart of East Madagascar marked-up to document an extended whale hunt.Cartographer(s): British Admiralty Hydrographic Office, John Walker, Rare Maps by Cartographer William Fitzwilliam OwenPlace/Date: London / 1846$1,650 Add to cart