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Number: 3785
Continent: Africa
Region: South
Place Names: Transvaal, Natal, South Africa
Year of Origin: 1887
Title: Wyld's Eastern South Africa From the River Limpopo to Algoa Bay, Embracing THE TRANSVAAL, Bechuanaland & Sella Land, Orange Free State, Natal, Zulu and Griqua Land West, Shewing the British Settlements & Native Locations, by James Wyld
Language: English
Publish Origin: London
Height: 74.6
Width: 56.6
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Color Type: Outline Color
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Cartographer: James Wyld, Jr.
Publisher: James Wyld, Jr.
Other Contributors:
Northernmost Latitude: -22.0
Southernmost Latitude: -35.0
Westernmost Longitude: 23.6
Easternmost Longitude: 33.0
Measurement Notes: on map
Notes: [source AntiquarianAuctions] mounted on linen in panels, folding into paper -covered boards (with a simulated leather grain), James Wyld (1812--1887) was a British geographer and map-seller, best known for Wyld's Great Globe. On his father's death in 1836, Wyld became the sole owner of the thriving family mapmaking business based in Charing Cross. His maps, which covered regions as diverse as London and the gold fields of California, were regarded highly, and Wyld himself had an excellent reputation as a mapmaker; he was elected as a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society in 1839, and he was appointed Geographer to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert (as had been his father before him)
Last updated: Nov 15, 2020