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TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'Chart of the North Atlantic Ocean [and Gulf Stream] with tracks of the shipping to West Indies, North America &c.'
A large and fascinating chart of the North Atlantic Ocean, showing the trade shipping routes according to the trade winds, and a number of other interesting features. The route of Nelson to the West Indies in pursuit of the French in 1805 is shown, as is the track of the USS Insurgent (originally the French frigate Insurgente). There are numerous observations of rocks and possible shoals. The track of the "Gulf Stream according to Governor Pownall" is shown running up the east coast of north America before erroneously turning south towards the Canary Islands.
DATE: 1817
IMAGE SIZE: Approx 54.0 x 67.0cm, 21.25 x 26.25 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map.
TYPE: Antique early 19th century atlas map with original hand colouring
CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: Minor blemishes. The map was printed right up to the bottom edge of the paper. The bottom margin has been restored.
VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain
FOLDING: This is a folding map.
ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Drawn & engraved by John Moffat for John Thomson's "New General Atlas"
PROVENANCE: "A new general atlas, consisting of a series of geographical designs, on various projections, exhibiting the form and component parts of the globe; and a collection of maps and charts, delineating the natural and political divisions of the Empires, Kingdoms, and States in the World", Edinburgh: Printed by George Ramsay and Company, for John Thomson and Company, Edinburgh; Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, London; and John Cumming, Dublin

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    Thomson: Antique Map of North Atlantic Ocean, 1817

    Estimate $300 - $350May 30, 2018
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    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
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