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This interesting map of the Southern Hemisphere was published in "The Philips New General Atlas", George Philip & Son London & Liverpool. Centred on the South Pole, the map shows how little of the Antarctic was then known. The map is surrounded by a distinctive and decorative piano-key border.
region: North and South Polar Maps
mapmaker: G. Philip
place and date of publication: London c.1859-c.1865
medium and colour: Lithograph, Original Colourref: 38991
size in mm: 510 by 510mm (20 by 20 inches).
Price: £ 360£ 252
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