'SOUTH AFRICA, (CAPE COLONY.)' by Dower / Pertermann c.1850

'SOUTH AFRICA, (CAPE COLONY.)' by Dower / Pertermann c.1850
SKU: dowefm/soaf/001

A detailed and attractive 19th century map of South Africa which was drawn and engraved by John Dower and published in Augustus Petermann's A Descriptive Atlas of Astronomy, and of Physical and Political Geography (London: Orr & co., c.1850). An interesting feature in the bottom border is the height comparison of all the major mountains in the region including Spitzkoppe.

  • This is an original steel engraving with original hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 25.7cms by 21.8cms.
  • The map is in very good condition with decent margins. Click on image for a better view.
  • The item comes displayed in a ready to frame acid free mount.
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  • Guaranteed to be over 150 years old.