James Wyld was apprenticed to William Faden, taking over the business in 1823 and becoming Geographer to His Majesty (George IV and William IV) and his maps were among the most excellent published in the Nineteenth Century. He enjoyed a very successful career but died early from overwork.
His son continued and expanded the business having joined his father in the map trade at 18. He became Geographer to the Queen and H. Prince Albert and was M. He was master of the Clothworkers Company and worked hard for the promotion of technical schools.Like his father he was held in high esteem and held no less than 17 European orders of merit. He died in 1887 in Kensington. Bacon in 1892 CONDITION Excellent condition with hand colouring SIZE: 36cm x 53cm including margins WE ONLY SELL ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS AND PRINTS. WE NEVER SELL MODERN REPROCTIONS. In some circumstances, we are able to accept a Cheque from UK Buyers, drawn on a UK Bank. We are very happy to combine many items for a single postal charge. All our items are sent in either Board Backed envelopes or Art Tubes and are in the case of sending to tropical areas of the world, additionally provded with sealed plastic envelopes.
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CAPE DISTRCT - CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. A fine large engraved map of the Cape of Good Hope by James Wyld with hand colouring.
Excellent condition with hand colouring. 36cm x 53cm including margins. WE ONLY SELL ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS AND PRINTS.
Antique Paper Company are established dealers in Antique Maps, Prints, Stamps, Postal History, Antiquarian Books and in fact all forms of Antique Paper also including Post Cards, Old Posters, Archives, Manuscripts, Ephemera etc. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva. Sorry, our items are NOT available for pick-up. No additional information at this time.
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The item "1836 Antique Map South Africa CAPE DISTRICT CAPE OF GOOD HOPE by Wyld (LM6)" is in sale since Saturday, May 16, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "antiquepapercompany" and is located in KENT.
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