Catalog Archive
Auction 97, Lot 285

"The North Atlantic Ocean on the Gnomic Projection", Blackie, W. G. & Son

Subject: Atlantic

Period: 1860 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

13.5 x 10 inches
34.3 x 25.4 cm

The Atlantic with its currents and groups of Islands. A good portion of land is shown and outlined in color: Europe and the British isles, Western Africa, North- and South America and the Caribbean. Two large areas within the mid-Atlantic, one called Sea Weed and the other Sargasso Sea. Constant depth curves for 1000, 2000, 3000 fathoms.


Condition: A

A nice example with crisp engraved lines and lovely pastel hand coloring. Close (1/8") margin at top, as issued. Engraved by Lowry.

Estimate: $50 - $60

Sold for: $0

Closed on 12/5/2001