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Name Laurie, Robert
Nationality British
Occupation Publisher
Notes Assistant to British publisher Robert Sayer (1725-1794); Laurie and James Whittle worked with Sayer as Robert Sayer and Co. from 1784-1794, then took over Sayer's publishing business after his death in 1794 and became Laurie and Whittle.
Role Publisher

Associated Records

Image of Map Collection - 2014.21.58

Map Collection - 2014.21.58

Robert Laurie and James Whittle after Johannes Van Keulen The Bay of Algoa on the South Coast of Africa Engraving London, 1794 Three black and white maps by Robert Laurie, publisher, and James Whittle, publisher, after Johannes Van Keulen, cartographer: The Bay of Algoa on the South Coast of Africa. The settlements, regions, bodies of water, etc. are clearly identified on the map, larger settlements or significant Christian sites marks with structures, i.e. "Meyershoff" middle left of middle map. All geographical elements, not colored, some texture. Two compasses, three sets of radiating lines, middle of each map, "The Ship Marquette" bottom middle left of middle map. Each map labeled w