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Antique map of Scotland, Shetland Isles, Orkney Isles. Archer c1850

Antique map of Scotland, Shetland Isles, Orkney Isles. Archer c1850

by Archer, Joshua

Antique map of Scotland with inset of Shetland Isles and Orkney Isles c1850. Contemporary coloured pen outlining of regions and small globe superimposed on a compass rose, in the Atlantic Ocean north of Ireland.

This is a finely detailed antique map, drawn and engraved on steel by Joshua Archer (c1792-1863) for the College Atlas published in London circa 1850 by H.G. Collins of 22 Paternoster Row. Mapmaker, J. Archer, Pentonville, London, specialized in engraving up-to-date county maps of Britain, and flourished as a cartographer, engraver, and printer between 1833 and 1866.

This map has foxing and slight age damage at right end of central fold. This map page is a good size, with central horizontal fold for a publication half its size. Map page size is 375 x 270mm (14 3/4 x 10 5/8 inches). To the map border measures 285 x 233mm (11 1/4 x 9 1/8 inches). 

Stock Number: amScot.ja4Price: $132.00

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