Chart of the World, on Mercators Projection.
Author: Wyld, James
Date published: 1819 circaCopper engraving with original hand colouring. Engraved by N. R. Hewitt from maps drawn by James Wyld (the Elder), one of the foremost geographers of his time (see below) Overall size in off white fully conservation grade mount and back with decorative v groove: 59.3cms x54cms. Image size: 598mm x 504mm including imprint. Centrefold as published. shows six continents, Australia as "New Holland