Gewestelijk Halfrond. Map of Discovery.Western Hemisphere. Wyeth. 1928.

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Gewestelijk Halfrond.  “Map of Discovery – Western Hemisphere.” De vijfde uit een serie van vijf  muurschilderingen van  N.C. Wyeth, waarvan de originelen de muren van Hubbard Memorial Hall van de National Geografic Society gebouwen in Washington sieren  1928. Chromolithograph..
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Afmeting: 40.5 x 45.5 cm.n 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.