Beautifully framed with high quality wood, choose from two colors to make this Framed Wall Map of The Western Hemisphere the perfect custom map for home, office, or classroom.
In 1927, famed American painter N. C. Wyeth completed a series of five murals for Hubbard Memorial Hall, the National Geographic Society's first formal library. The Map of Discovery: Western Hemisphere, published in January 1929, is one of those outstanding murals. It features Poseidon and a mermaid keeping watch over the oceans as well as the routes of explorers and dates of expeditions.The 1929 "Map of Discovery: Western Hemisphere" map features:
• North America and South America with political boundaries as they existed in 1927
• Ocean routes of explorers and the year they traveled them
• Illuminated mariners' chart style
• Beautiful border art of Poseidon and a mermaid
Coverage Area: Western Hemisphere, including North America, South America