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SDUK Map of Antwerp

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SDUK Map of Antwerp

Date of publication:

  • 1832
  • Printed Measurement:

  • 31.5 x 40 cm
  • Colour:

  • original
  • Mapmaker:

  • SDUK
  • This map of Antwerp, engraved by Benjamin Rees Davies after William Barnard Clarke, includes elevations of principal buildings and a view of the city. It was published by the SDUK.

    The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge was founded in 1826 with the high-minded aim of making 'useful' information available to the self-taught. Read more

    Some of the material was decidedly abstruse, subscribers fell away and the Society was wound up in 1848; however, the series of 209 maps published over a 14 year period from 1829 onwards were highly praised for their superior quality, accuracy and aesthetic appeal and remain an outstanding achievement.

    Condition & Materials

    Steel engraving, approx 31.5 x 40 cm, original hand colour to map with black and white elevations and view, numbered in and old hand, blank verso. Read less