Map of Discovery - Eastern Hemisphere NGS Wall Map PAPER

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In 1927, famed American painter N.C. Wyeth completed a series of five murals for Hubbard Memorial Hall, the National Geographic Society's first formal library. Called The Romance of Discovery. Map is printed on premium quality paper stock, rolled, and packaged in a clear, hard plastic tube."Sheet Size = 19" x 21"
Map of Discovery: the Eastern Hemisphere from the National Geographic, size 51 x 46cm (20" x 18") is a reproduction of a decorative map produced by the renowned American artist and illustrator Newell Convers Wyeth. Country boundaries are as at the time of it publication in 1927. On continents and oceans the map shows the routes taken by the great explorers, from Marco Polo between 1271 and 1295, through Drake, Magellan, Cook, Stanley, Livingstone and others, to the explorations of the Arctic and the Antarctic by Ross, Wilkes and Nansen. The map is surrounded by drawings evoking the great days of discovery and decorative features on maps from earlier cartographers.

PLEASE NOTE: A similar map is also available for the Western Hemisphere.
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Weight 0.122000
Author National Geographic Maps
Availability IP
Department Flat Maps
Edition 2012ND ED.
Format Sheet map, rolled
ISBN 9781597750738
Pages 1
Published 02/08/2012
Publisher National Geographic Maps
Section Rest of The World Flat Maps
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