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A Map of England and Wales

c.1780
535 x 535 mm., in excellent condition. Map sampler, label to verso states ‘This map in white satin is the gift of Maria Croft to Elizabeth Harper July 29, 1879’.
A very fine quality English silk embroidered map of England and Wales. Coloured silks on a cream coloured satin background. With a fine oval picture upper right depicting ‘Minerva instructing Britannia in the use of the celestial & terrestial globes’. Scott, Rebecca. (2005). ‘British Map Samplers’.; Witney Antiques (2005) Samplers – ‘Mapped & Charted’, Exhibition Catalogue.
Stock number: 4609

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