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Part : LEG1153.013 - Bottom left plate

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  • Cartographic material

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AM1594-: MAP 854-: LEG1153.013

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  • June 1, 1781 (Creation)
    Dunn, Samuel

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1 sheet : copper plate print, col. ; 55 x 65 cm

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Samuel Dunn was a British mathematician, teacher and amateur astronomer.

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Part depicts text and accompanying diagram on "the art of dialing by a common globe", a chart of universal scale, a map of the world using Mercator's projection, a map of the southern half of the Americans, descriptions of the various maps and charts, and the left-hand side of a map of the lunar surface viewable from Earth.

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Right hand edge of the plate has been trimmed off to the edge of the design area. Colour appears to have been hand-applied after printing and is applied inconsistently.

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Plate appears to have been removed from a book.


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Plate has been repaired and backed with Japanese paper.

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  • Format: TIFF (LZW compressed)
  • MD5: 4E72BC3CCA3669DC14C3EF50B837A802
  • Size: 57538852 bytes

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  • Box: 519-D