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Object ID 1987.004
Object Name Map
Title A General Map of the World or Terraqueous Globe
Collection Works of Art
Credit line DHS Purchase
Date 1787
Artist Samuel Dunn
Made Samuel Dunn / Robert Sayer
Makers mark Published January 6, 1787 by Robert Sayer, Fleet Street, London
Description Large, framed map entitled "A General Map of the World or Terraqueous Globe; with all the New Discoveries and Marginal Delineations, containing the most interesting particulars of the Solar System and Mundane System". The map shows the eastern and western hemispheres surrounded by celestial charts, maps, and tables and the signs of the zodiac.
Dimensions W-46 L-53.625 inches
Dimension Details framed dimensions
Provenance DHS purchase for the Read House
Subjects Maps
Search Terms Maps
World Maps
Samuel Dunn
Robert Sayer
Room Hall (Second Floor)
Material Paper
Place of Origin London, England
Medium Hand-colored engraving