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Part : LEG1153.011 - Top left plate

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  • Cartographic material

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AM1594-: MAP 854-: LEG1153.011

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  • June 1, 1781 (Creation)
    Dunn, Samuel

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1 sheet : copper plate print, col. ; 55 x 64 cm

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

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Part depicts the upper left hand quadrant of the map, and includes a diagram of the solar system, a table of dimensions of bodies in the solar system, a chart of constellations viewable in the northern hemisphere, text on geographical definiations and the cause of the tides, and a map of the northern half of the Americas.

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Top and right edges of the plate have 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: 246B30EC5A9EB897DA02562EB4D34C19
  • Size: 212787388 bytes

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  • Box: 519-D