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Article ID EUP3011
Artist Arrowsmith (1790-1873)
John Arrowsmith (1790–1873) was an English geographer (mapmaker) and member of the Arrowsmith family of geographers. In 1810 he joined his uncle Aaron Arrowsmith in his mapmaking business in London. In 1821, they published a map of North America using a combination of a maps obtained from the Hudson's Bay Company. In 1834 John published his London Atlas, which were the best set of such maps then in existence. He followed the atlas with a long series of elaborate and carefully executed maps, those of Australia, America, Africa and India being especially valuable. In 1863 he received the gold medal of the Royal Geographical Society, of which body he was one of the founders.
Title Prussia
Year dated 1823
Description Map shows totla Prussia with the Baltic Sea. On inset map Neuchatel and Valangin.
Place of Publication Edinburgh
Dimensions (cm)20,5 x 26
ConditionVery good
Coloringoriginal colored
TechniqueCopper print

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