Kitchin’s Map of England & WalesSKU: 9397
Kitchin’s Map of England & Wales
Date of publication:
118 x 101 cm
An Accurate Map of England and Wales, drawn from all the particular surveys hitherto published, illustrated with many additional improvements, and regulated by numerous astronomical observations made by members of the Royal Society, the places being marked where observations are made…
This map of England and Wales was probably published in an edition of Bowen and Kitchin’s ‘Large English Atlas’. The cartouche features Neptune and Britannia, set among symbols of agricultural prosperity, science and commerce.
Condition & Materials
Copper engraving, two map sheets which have been joined, 118 x 101 cm, bright original hand colour, small inset map of the Scilly Isles and table of explanation, large uncoloured allegorical cartouche engraved by Anthony Walker, old folds, of which two are strengthened on the verso, which is blank.