British Empire throughout the world exhibited in one view.
In this map, which probably dates from the 1850s before contour coloring was used, a note at the top states: “The British Possessions are engraved in a bolder character and coloured Red.” The map is also framed by idealized images of friendly encounters between British colonists and indigenous inhabitants in four different parts of the globe: Australia, North America, British Asia and the East Indian Islands, and the Cape Colony and Southern Africa.
Created/Published: Bartholomew, John, 1831-1893.
Repository: Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650
DIGITAL ID g5730 ct000158
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