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Map of Discovery: Western Hemisphere

  • Map of Discovery: Western Hemisphere Map of Discovery: Western Hemisphere
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In 1927, famed American painter N. C. Wyeth completed a series of five murals for Hubbard Memorial Hall, the National Geographic Society's first formal library. The Map of Discovery: Western Hemisphere, published in January 1929, is one of those outstanding murals.

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In 1927, famed American painter N. C. Wyeth completed a series of five murals for Hubbard Memorial Hall, the National Geographic Society's first formal library. The Map of Discovery: Western Hemisphere, published in January 1929, is one of those outstanding murals. It features Poseidon and a mermaid keeping watch over the oceans as well as the routes of explorers and dates of expeditions.

The 1929 "Map of Discovery: Western Hemisphere" map features:
• North America and South America with political boundaries as they existed in 1927
• Ocean routes of explorers and the year they traveled them
• Illuminated mariners' chart style
• Beautiful border art of Poseidon and a mermaid

Coverage Area: Western Hemisphere, including North America, South America

Additional Information

Geography Western Hemisphere
Geo Type Region
Map Type Historical Maps
Usage Type Decor Maps
Niche Exploration
Publisher NG Classic

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