Norway - Sweden - Manuscript map - Master Henry Thompson


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Norway - Sweden - Manuscript map - Master Henry Thompson

Product no.: 3922
£100.00


Thompson, Master Henry:  Norway and Sweden.

Gosport c1855

ink and watercolour; image with border 29 x 24 cm. on Bristol board paper, 3 sheets stuck together. some slight dusting, foxing, discolouration.

A very charming and well drawn map of Norway and Sweden, drawn by Master Henry Thompson, at Elson House Academy, near Gosport. The map is very detailed and reminds of a Tallis map.

Young Master Henry was a pupil at Elson House Academy, and he seems to have been quite accomplished in drawing maps. I have been lucky to buy several of his maps and can only hope he got top marks!   

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