ATLAS is assisted by HERCULES in suspending the Globe, whilst FAME is resounding the Discoveries of the Circumnavigators, to whom HISTORY tenders a crown of Laurels. 

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Resource ID

15730

Access

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Title

ATLAS is assisted by HERCULES in suspending the Globe, whilst FAME is resounding the Discoveries of the Circumnavigators, to whom HISTORY tenders a crown of Laurels.

Date of Original

29 September 1781

Special Collection

Bentley-Blake Collection

Creator

Angus, William, 1752-1821, engraver

Format

1 leaf : illustration ; 27 x 21 cm

Storage Location

Rare Books

Notes

Frontispiece: Seally, John, approximately 1747-1795. A complete geographical dictionary, or, universal gazetteer; of ancient and modern geography. London : Printed for John Fielding, [1781-1783].

Plate-mark: 23 cm x 15.5 cm

Issued originally in 96 parts of five folio signatures apiece.

Of the 32 views, three of the plates were designed and engraved by William Blake; two engraved by J. Parker, Blake's partner.

See Catalogue Link below for full Victoria University Library catalogue record.

Catalogue Number

Blake no.777 v.1

Copyright

Public Domain

Subject

Geography -- Dictionaries

Sequence

0777

Contributor(s)

Dieu, Antoine, 1662-1727, artist

Item

Art print

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