By: Johnson & Browning
Date of Original: 1861 (published) New York
Original Size: 16 x 27 inches (40.5 x 68.5 cm)
This is a fine example of Johnson's antique world map laid out on a double hemisphere projection. The map features a largely unexplored central Africa with a large lake and a partial Antarctic coastline. Geopolitical boundaries reflect that of the mid-19th century.