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[World Map by Bacon and Co.]

Messrs. Bacon and Co., of the Strand, have issued, mounted on rollers and varnished for hanging, a chromolithograph of the pictorial view of the world compiled by Mr. G. W. Bacon. It exhibits at a glance the various countries, steamship routes, and ocean currents; the ecliptic, with the signs of the zodiac, a dial-plate showing the time at noon in London in all the principal cities in the world, with lists of great battles and discoveries, types of varieties of the human race, portraits of explorers and discoverers, diagrams of the solar system, drawings of the coins of all nations, and numerous other matters. With the chart is given an explanation handbook of eighty pages, giving information of a more detailed character, with an alphabetical index.

Source: The Illustrated London News, No.2254—Vol. LXXXI, Saturday, July 15, 1882, p.66