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1854 Mitchell Map of Egypt

1854 Mitchell Map of Egypt

1854 Mitchell Map of Egypt
1854 Mitchell Map of Egypt. WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS - NOT REPRODUCTIONS. Description: A fine example of Thomas Cowperthwait and S.

Mitchell's 1854 map of Egypt. Centered on the Nile Valley, Mitchell's map covers all of Egypt from the Mediterranean to Nubia, as well as the adjacent Sinai, and parts of the Red Sea and Palestine. Below the title area in the upper right quadrant there are translations of some of the Arabic terms used to describe geographical features. An inset in the lower left continues the course of the Nile as it comes through the speculative only partially explored Nubia. The sites of numerous ancient ruins and monuments are noted as are contemporary cities.

The whole is engraved in Mitchell's distinctive style with green border work and vivid pastels. Political and topographical features are noted and color coded with elevation rendered by hachure.

This map was prepared by S. Mitchell for publication by the Philadelphia firm of Thomas Cowperthwait & Co. 72 in the 1854 edition of Mitchell's New General Atlas. Dated and copyrighted,'Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1850 by Thomas Cowperthwait & Co. In the Clerk's office of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Size: Printed area measures 16 inches high by 13 inches wide. If your address is a P. Duty varies by country and we cannot predict the amount you will be charged.

Some countries are duty free, others are not. Other Services Conservation Framing: Geographicus recommends basic conservation framing services for any antique paper. We do not offer this service. Antique Map Restoration: Geographicus can repair and restore your antique map. Services include deacidification cleaning flattening and backing.

The item "1854 Mitchell Map of Egypt" is in sale since Thursday, August 22, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps".

The seller is "geographicusmaps" and is located in Brooklyn, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.


1854 Mitchell Map of Egypt