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Print, Map of the British Isles

This is a Print. It was created by John Speede. It is dated ca. 1770 and we acquired it in 1961. Its medium is engraving, watercolors. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Alma Stix Einstein and Milton I. D. Einstein. It is credited Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Milton I.D. Einstein.

Its dimensions are

39.2 x 52.7 cm (15 7/16 x 20 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Signed at lower left: "John Speede"

Cite this object as

Print, Map of the British Isles; John Speede (1552 – 1629); England; engraving, watercolors; 39.2 x 52.7 cm (15 7/16 x 20 3/4 in.); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Milton I.D. Einstein; 1961-1-35

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