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Stereographic Projection On The Phase Of The Horizon ...

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Stereographic Projection On The Phase Of The Horizon ... : Harrison & Co.

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An unusual, very outdated, but interesting double hemisphere projection depicting a Stereographic Projection on the Plane of the Horizon and an Orthographic Projection on the Plan of the Meridian. Despite the scientific concept displayed, map detail shows clearly a California Island distinct from North America. The eastern hemisphere identifies "New Holland".
region: World Maps
mapmaker: Harrison & Co.  
place and date of publication: London 1784
medium and colour: copperplate, Uncoloured
size in mm: 150 by 200mm (6 by 7.75 inches).
ref: 38147

Price: £ 160

 
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