The World on Gales projection

Collection: Osher Map Library Sheet Map Collection

Title: The World on Gales projection

Alternative Title: Superior Dissected Maps

Barcode: 53669

Creator: Peacock, William (active 1778 -1802)

Publishing Location: Edinburgh

Region Depicted: World

Date Published: 1880

Material Type: Wood

Notes: Wooden jig-saw puzzle depicting the world. Lid cover is illustrated with colorful female figures representing four continents: Africa, America, Europe and Asia. Illustrations include tokens of civilization such as the arts, knowledge through books, scientific instruments, and a cornucopia representing abundance. Title from puzzle.

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