Map of Africa, 1862

Map of Africa, 1862

C029/1130 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.5MB

Downloadable file size: 6.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, Geography and Map Division/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Map of Africa. 19th-century map of the continent of Africa, published in 1862 by US cartographer Alvin Jewett Johnson (1827-1884). Explorers named on the map include Lander, Denham and Clapperton, Park, Caillie, Allen and Oldfield, D'Arnaud and Sabatier, and Mahamet Ali (Muhammad Ali of Egypt). Routes of navigators named on the oceans are: James Cook, Vasco da Gama, George Vancouver, Samuel Wallis, John Byron, and Philip Carteret. The insets across bottom show (left to right): the island of Saint Helena, Cape Town and Table Mountain, and Port Natal. Map published in 'Johnson's New Illustrated Family Atlas' (New York, 1862).

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1800s, 1862, 19th century, abyssinia, adel, africa, african, ajan, algiers, alvin jewett johnson, angola, anzico, artwork, ashanti, barca, benguela, benin, biafra, borgoo, cape colony, cape town, captain, cartography, cazembe, cimbeba, commander, congo, continent, dahomey, damara, darfour, dixon denham, donga, eastern africa, egypt, ethiopia, exploration, exploring, fezzan, fuengo, gallas, geographical, geography, george vancouver, gold coast, historical, history, hugh clapperton, illustration, ivory coast, james cook, john byron, johnson's new illustrated family atlas, joseph pons d'arnaud, kaffraria, kordofan, liberia, loango, londa, louis sabatier, madagascar, magadoko, mahamet ali, makololo, map, maritime, matamba, monomotapa, morocco, mozambique, muhammad ali of egypt, mungo park, natal, navigator, niger river, no-one, nobody, north guinea, nubia, orange free state, philip carteret, port natal, r.a.k. oldfield, rene caillie, richard lemon lander, sahara, saint helena, samuel wallis, senegambia, sennaar, soudan, south guinea, southern africa, table mountain, tripoli, tunis, uniamesi, vasco da gama, wadai, western africa, white nile, william allen, zanguebar, zanzibar

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.