This is an incredibly rare linen backed wall chart of The World on original wooden rollers, published in 1872. It has a wealth of information about the World including great battles, discoveries, coins flags, mountains, rivers, populations, religions, times, costumes etc. It has pictures of famous explorers, Captain Cook, Dr David Livingston, Sir Walter Raleigh and Christopher Columbus. It's hard to get across how rare a map like this is as wall map on rollers rarely survived, unlike their folding counterparts which were better protected.With excessive rolling up and down and being exposed to tobacco smoke it is rare to find a wall map like this. The item "1872 World Wall Map Linen Backed With Wooden Rollers 98 cm x 75 cm by Bacon" is in sale since Monday, April 5, 2021.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps". The seller is "diddersgoods" and is located in Manchester.
This item can be shipped worldwide.