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Pub Year Map Maker Pub Place Map Title Map Price (USD) Picture
1828Hall, SidneyLondonSouth America$150 Picture

An engraved map, with hand colored outlines.

Size: 20.5 inches X 16 inches; Scale: 1 inch = approximately 190 miles.

Map Type: Atlas

This is a superior copy, with vivid hand-drawn outline colors.

From A new general atlas, with the divisions and boundaries carefully coloured; Constructed entirely from new drawings, and engraved by Sidney Hall. This map is typical of British cartography, with clear and precise engraving depicting copious up-to-date information. Much of the interior of the South American continent was still very wild at the time at the time this map was created, but there is good information of the coastal regions. The coast is quite accurately mapped and major mountains are indicated and named.

Sidney Hall was an accomplished engraver and publisher from London.

References: A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress, 756-49, Phillips, P.L, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1909; Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, Volume 2 Page 253, Hall, Sidney, Valerie, Map Collector Publications, Tring, Hertz, England, 1999

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