Map of central Africa, with portraits of European explorers, 1854.

Moras, F

 
Map of central Africa, with portraits of European explorers, 1854.
4 0 c m
 
29cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

Engraved frontispiece by F Moras, designed by August Heinrich Petermann (1822-1878). In the four corners are members of an expedition which took place between 1850 and 1853: James Richardson (1809-1851), Eduard Vogel (b 1829), Heinrich Barth (b 1821) and Adolf Overweg (1822-1852). Illustration from Petermann's 'An account of the progress of the expedition to Central Africa', published in London in 1854.

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