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Number: 2960
Continent: Africa
Region: Continent
Place Names: Niger River source,
Year of Origin: 1804 (estimated)
Title: AFRICA
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Language: English
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Height: 19.2
Width: 23.9
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Small
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Color Type: No Color
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Cartographer: Aaron Arrowsmith, Sr.
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Other Contributors: Samuel Lewis
Morse
Mungo Park
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Notes: This map 2960 and 2961 may be the earliest delineation of the Niger River source in the highlands of the FautaJalan at the time of Mungo Park's first expedition' Shortly after the turn of the century, Samuel Lewis joined with Aaron Arrowsmith (an English map publisher) to produce A New and Elegant General Atlas. The title page states the maps are "intended to accompany the new improved edition of Morse's Geography?" Several editions were published from 1804-1819.; [Old World auctions march2016]
Last updated: Mar 26, 2016