School Room Map of Scotland designed by James Fairbarn

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      GB 249 T-GED/22/1/British Isles/Scotland/398
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  • Physical Description
      1 map: colour, print on paper with linen backing, engraving; 130.5 x 155 cm image on sheet (cannot be measured due to damage)

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Cover information: 'School Room Map of Scotland designed by James Fairbarn, rector of the Academy Bathgate, adapted to all the Text Books of Geography in use, published by Wiliam & Robert Chambers, London and Edinburgh'
Scale: 1 inch to 5 miles.
Inset: 'Shetland Islands Orkney Islands'
'[Burghs from 13 cent maps]' endorsed in MS in red crayon at bottom left corner.
Burghs plotted on map with red dots.
'Design and Mode of Using the School Room Map' endorsed on reverse with label.
Probably from the series 'Schoolroom Maps' by James Fairbarn for Chambers Education Course 1861.

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