England

Thomson’s classic 1814 map of England and Wales

Cartographer(s): John Thompson
Date: 1814
Place: Edinburgh
Dimensions: 60 x 50.5 cm (23.6 x 19.9 in)
Condition Rating: VG

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Description

Attractive map of England and Wales characterized by Thomson’s high level of detail, from his New General Atlas.

John Thomson (1777-1840) was a Scottish cartographer from Edinburgh celebrated for his 1817 New General Atlas, published by himself in Edinburgh, John Cumming in Dublin, and Baldwin, Cradock & Joy in London. Thomson maps are known for their lovely color and size, representing some of the finest cartographic art of the 19th century.

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Condition Description

In good condition with several old repairs near the centerfold and margins.

References

Rumsey 1007.013. Phillips (Atlases) 731. Newberry Library: Ayer 135 T4 1817.