1841 Johnston Large Antique Map of the County of Dumbarton, Scotland

Cartographer :W & AK Johnston

  • Title Johnston's Map of the County of Dumbarton with the Railways
  • Ref #:  70481
  • Size: 29in x 21in (740mm x 535mm) 
  • Date : 1841
  • Condition: (A) Very Good Condition

Description:
This large fine hand coloured original antique map of the Scottish region of Dumbarton, highlighting the beginning of the railway system and centering on Glasgow and the river Clyde - with an inset image of Dumbarton Castle and another of the Firth of Clyde - was published by W & A.K.Johnston in 1841.

Johnston was one of the master publishers of finely engraved and lithographed maps during the 19th century, this map is no exception. (Ref: Tooley; M&B)

General Description:
Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable
Paper color: - off white
Age of map color: - Original
Colors used: - Red, green, yellow, blue
General color appearance: - Authentic
Paper size: - 29in x 21in (740mm x 535mm) 
Plate size: - 27in x 21in (685mm x 535mm) 
Margins: - Min 1/4in (6mm)
 
Imperfections:
Margins: - Soiling, several small repairs to margins  into border, no loss
Plate area: - Light soiling, centerfold re-joined
Verso: - Soiling, repairs as noted

$275.00