J.G.Bartholomew was credited with having pioneered the use of hypsometric tints or layer colouring in maps. This map is coloured showing Temperature, Rainfall, Pressure and Winds in January, July and Annual and also Storm Tracks and Frequency..
There are 11 maps with information below each one. The temperature is measured in Fahrenheit, and the rainfall is coloured according to the amount in inches.
From a special edition of “The Times Survey Atlas and Gazetteer of the World ” dedicated to King George V. by His Majesty’s Cartographer, J.G.Bartholomew, dated 1922
Size 54 x 45 cm. Condition good.
Note that this map is less than 100 years old and therefore is not classified as antique.