↑ Parent Atlas: Manuscript School Geography Composition Book
Collection: Smith Atlas Collection
Title: Manuscript School Geography Composition Book
Author: Hennell, Robert
Publishing Location: Northampton, England
Date Produced: circa 1809
Notes: Richard Comfield (1774-1842) according to research, was "a keen astronomer and a clever mechanic making his own telescopes." Apparently he imbued his students with a love of learning of art and of science.
Brief Description: No exact date given on item, but thought to be composed before 1810. Robert Hennell practiced penmanship, drew the constellations, plants. Includes a projection of the sphere on the plane of the "solstitial colure," oval maps of England, Sweden and Norway, Europe, Spain and Portugal, mostly colored.
Accession Number: SM-1815-2
Permanent URL: https://oshermaps.org/map/2132.0001