1868 Dispatch / Weller Map of South Central Africa ( Angola, Botswana, Tanzania, etc. )
South Central Africa.
1868 (dated) 10 x 12.5 in (25.4 x 31.75 cm)
This scarce hand colored map is a lithographic engraving of Norway and Sweden, dating to 1846 by the legendary American Mapmaker S.A. Mitchell, the elder. Depicts Scandinavia in full from the Arctic to Denmark. Includes Finland. Chart of governing districts on the left side.
Edward Weller (18?? - 1884) was a cartographer and engraver based in London. His best known work appears in Cassell's Weekly Dispatch Atlas, published in monthly segments for subscribers of the "Weekly Dispatch" newspaper. This collection of maps eventually grew to include much of the known world. Published in various editions from 1855 through the early 1880s. The "Weekly Dispatch" had its offices at 138 Fleet Street, London, England.
Very good condition. Blank on verso.