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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms gb-00898
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  550 x 439mm
Extent:  1 fol.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  map
Extent:  1a
Language:  French, English
Place:  Unidentified
Date:  1857-08-20 (around)
Short summary:  Handmade map of the volcanoes of Auvergne; copy of an original by Desmarest
Person:  Desmarest, Anselme Gaëtan, 1784-1838, Naturalist, artist
Person:  Herschel, John Frederick William, Sir 1st Baronet, 1792 (Slough)-1871 (Hawkhurst, Kent), Astronomer, Physicist, compiler
COMMENTS
Comments:  Copy of the map probably made by a daughter of Sir John Herschel (cf. Waller Ms gb-00891), but as he was the instigator of the copy being made, and as the copy emanates from his household he is mentioned as compilator here. With a letter from the person who received the map describing the circumstances concerning it; author of letter not identified
Connected records:  Waller Ms gb-00891
IMAGES
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