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Image number: RS.13566
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Map of North Africa

Date

1809

Creator

Joseph Constantine Stadler (1750-1812, German), Printmaker

After

James Grey Jackson (fl. early 19th century, British), Artist

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 308mm
width (print): 246mm

Subject

Content object

map

Description

Caravan routes across North Africa, including to Timbuktu, Mali. Showing the territory from ‘Barbary’, the Mediterranean coastline, south through the Sahara Desert and West African coast, to Sierra Leone, the Gold Coast and Benin.

Plate 13 from the book An account of the Empire of Marocco, and the district of Suse… by James Grey Jackson (London, W. Bulmer and Co., for the author, 1809).

The plate is inscribed above: ‘Page 237. Plate XIII.’. Inscribed below: ‘London. Published March 1st 1809. by G. & W. Nicholl, Pall Mall.’ With a cartouche: ‘Map shewing the TRACT across the DESERT, as followed by the Caravans from Fas to Timbuctoo; by Jas. G. Jackson. 1809.’

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