BGJC-065

Antique Map of Central Asia by Archer (1841)

  • Condition: Good, general age-related toning. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1841
  • Overall size: 33 x 26 cm.
  • Image size: 28 x 23 cm.
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.. Central Asia - Archer (1841)

Description: Antique map titled 'Central Asia, Middle Division'. A finely engraved and attractive mid 19th Century map of Central Asia which was drawn and engraved by Joshua Archer and published in Gilbert's Modern Atlas.

Artists and Engravers: Joshua Archer (fl. 1841 - 1861) was prolific engraver of maps. He had produced a series of maps for William Pinnock, a part series of Diocese maps for the British Magazine , some maps for Henry Fisher, and engraved a set for Thomas Dugdale's Curiosities of Great Britain. These Dugdale maps were engraved by Archer to replace those by Cole and Roper found in the early copies of Dugdale's historical and topographical gazetter-style work