Map of Discovery - Western 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 Western Hemisphere from the National Geographic, size 53 x 48cm (21" x 19") 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 Eric the Red in 982, through Columbus, Vespucci, Drake, Magellan, Hudson, Cook and others, to the explorations of the Arctic and the Antarctic by Amundsen, Shackleton and Scott. The map is surrounded by drawings evoking the great days of discovery and decorative features on maps from earlier cartographers.

A similar map is also available for the Eastern Hemisphere.
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Weight 0.120000
Author National Geographic Maps
Availability IP
Department Flat Maps
Edition 2012ND ED.
Format Sheet map, rolled
ISBN 9781597750745
Pages 1
Published 02/08/2012
Publisher National Geographic Maps
Section Rest of The World Flat Maps
Size Unfolded 53 x 48cm / 21" x 19"
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