Mirror of Literature,  10 (1827), 402–05.

The Sketch-Book. No. LII. The Unknown Region

Ed. / Anon


Introduction; Extract, Travelogue, Spoof

Publications extracted:

Shafton 1827


Statistics, Discovery, Exploration, Imperialism, Naturalists, Natural History, Ethnography, Race

People mentioned:

Mungo Park , James Cook , Thomas E Bowdich , Christopher Columbus , Thomas Campbell

Institutions mentioned:

University of London

    Relates the adventures of the narrator on an expedition to 'a part of the globe hitherto unknown, called by the natives Russell Square' (402). Describes various of the incidents which occur in natural historical and ethnographic terms.

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