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Edward Stanford: Stanford's Library Map of Africa

Map: AFR5853
 
Cartographer: Edward Stanford
Title: Stanford's Library Map of Africa
Date: 1882
Published: London
Width: 66 inches / 168 cm
Height: 64 inches / 163 cm
Map ref: AFR5853
Description:
Astounding four-sheet folding wall map of Africa showing the continent during the great age of Victorian exploration. It shows the discoveries made by Livingstone, Speke, Grant, Burton and Stanley among others in Central Africa, the Great Lakes and the Congo. It is also a stark reminder of how much was still unknown in 1882. A magnificent historical snapshot of the continent. Original colour. [Folded] [AFR5853]