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SDUK Map of Frankfurt

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SDUK Map of Frankfurt

Date of publication:

  • 1837
  • Printed Measurement:

  • 32 x 39 cm
  • Colour:

  • original
  • This map of Frankfurt, view of the city at the foot of the map, 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 32 x 39 cm, engraved by Thomas Edward Nicholson after William Barnard Clarke, original hand colour in outline, numbered in and old hand, blank verso. Read less