Chiquet’s Map of Sweden

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Esats de la Couronne de Suede dans la Scandinavie

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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.

Title

Chiquet’s Map of Sweden

Mapmaker(s)

CHIQUET, Jacques

Place of publication

Paris

Date of publication

1719

Colour

original

Printed Area Measurements

16.5 x 22.5 cm