Description: Antique map Southern Hemisphere titled ‘Carte de l’Hemisphere Austral’. Beautiful map of the Southern Hemisphere illustrating the journeys made by Cook, Bouvet, Tasman, Furneaux, Le Maire and Schouten, Carteret, Mendana, Quiros, Wallis and Halley. Depicting part of Africa, America, South East Asia and Australia (Nouvelle Hollande). This map originates from ‘Voyage dans l’hemisphere Austral, et autour du Monde’ by J. Cook.
Artists and Engravers: Robert Benard (1734 – 1777) was an 18th-century French engraver.
- Date: 1778
- Overall size: 62 x 57 cm.
- Image size: 53 x 53 cm.
- Condition: Good, minor defects. Please study image carefully.