John Gibson (cartographer)

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John Gibson (1750, United Kingdom – buried 1792, United Kingdom) was an English cartographer and engraver.

Accurate Map of His R.H. the Duke of York's Journey thro' Italy in 1763 & 1764 by John Gibson - The Gentleman's Magazine

Recognized as an important late eighteenth-century British cartographer, a contemporary of Jacques-Nicolas Bellin and skilled engraver,[1] spent most of his life in prison because of several debts, however, produced thousands of maps and its best-known work in 1758 was called the pocket atlas Atlas Minimus.[2][3] He worked also for the Gentleman's Magazine[4] for which engraved different decorative maps. He also published his own work in The Universal Magazine, The Universal Museum and The Universal Traveller.

  1. ^ Gographicus, John Gibson
  2. ^ National library of Australia, Atlas minimus
  3. ^ A Correct Map of the Island of Jamaica by John Gibson
  4. ^ The Gentleman's magazine, Volume 165

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