John Thomson's map of the Cape
By THOMSON, John , 1814

Atlantic Islands. Cape Verde Ids. Cape Verde Ids. Azore Ids. Maderia Ids.

Africa Western Africa
  • Author: THOMSON, John
  • Publisher: [London]
  • Publication date: Sep. 16th, 1814.
  • Physical description: Four engraved maps on one map sheet, original outline hand-colour.
  • Dimensions: 520 by 650mm (20.5 by 25.5 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 1152


Fine example of John Thomson’s map of the Cape, published for his ‘New General Atlas’. John Thomson (1777-1837) was a Scottish cartographer and publisher, active in Edinburgh. He published several editions of the ‘New General Atlas’ from 1814 to 1821.