Chiquet’s Map of SwedenSKU: 9076
Chiquet’s Map of Sweden
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16.5 x 22.5 cm
Esats de la Couronne de Suede dans la Scandinavie
Copper engraving, 16.5 x 22.5 cm, original hand colour in outline, blank verso. This map shows the Swedish Empire, including Finland and Swedish Livonia, published in Chiquet’s ‘Le nouveau et curieux atlas géographique et historique ...’.
Chiquet (1673-1721) was a relatively successful Parisian engraver, print- and map-seller. He published Antoine Menard’s ‘Le nouveau et curieux atlas’ in 1711, and reprinted it with Menard’s name burnished from the plate and replaced with his own and a new date, 1719, as here.