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Robert de Vaugondy’s Map of Roman Britain
Robert de Vaugondy’s Map of Roman Britain

Robert de Vaugondy’s Map of Roman Britain

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Britannicae Insulae in quibus Albion seu Britannia Major, et Ivernia seu Britannia Minor

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Title

Robert de Vaugondy’s Map of Roman Britain

Mapmaker(s)

ROBERT de VAUGONDY, Didier

Engraver(s)

HAYE, Guillaume de la

Place of publication

Paris

Date of publication

1750

Colour

original

Printed Area Measurements

49.5 x 55 cm

Full Description

Copper engraving, 49.5 x 55 cm, engraved by Guillaume de la Haye, original hand colour, blank verso. The first state of Robert de Vaugondy’s map of Roman Britain, which follows the map by Nicolas Sanson; the Scilly Isles (Cassiterides) were added to later editions. Pedley, Bel et Utile: the Work of the Robert de Vaugondy Family of Mapmakers, 46 (1).

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