19th Century Map By W & A K Johnston Circa 1850

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19th Century Map By W & A K Johnston Circa 1850

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- Canvas backed
- Original ebonised hangers
- Made by W & A K Johnston ~ Geographers & Engravers to the queen
- English ~ 1850
- 91cm tall x 74cm wide

W. & A.K. Johnston

The firm of W. & A.K. Johnston was one of the major map publishing houses of the 19th century. William Johnston (1802–1888) and his brother Alexander Keith Johnston (1804–1871) originally trained as engravers, and founded the firm in 1826. Their offices were based in St Andrew Square in Edinburgh's New Town, with their printworks based at the Edina Works, off Easter Road. Keith Johnston became Geographer-Royal for Scotland in 1843, whilst William later became Lord Provost of Edinburgh and was knighted.

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Some professional repairs from the back, the map shows signs of cosmetic wear

As with all of our products this product is an original piece and has lived a life before it arrived at Otto's HQ. It has been sympathetically restored by the Otto's team to ensure it has a life for many more years to come. All of our products will show signs of patina and cosmetic wear, this we believe is what gives our products their unique charm. If you have any further questions regarding the condition of this product or any others please don't hesitate to contact us and we'll be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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