Robert de Vaugondy’s Map of Spain & Portugal, Showing Roads

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Carte des Royaumes d’Espagne et de Portugal dans laquelle sont tracées les routes de postes

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This is ]a later state of Robert de Vaugondy’s road map of the Iberian peninsula. The original date (1757) and privilege (a sort of early forerunner of copyright) have been burnished from the plate.

Condition & Materials

Copper engraving, 49.5 x 58.5 cm, original hand colour in outline, blank verso.

References

Pedley, Bel et Utile: the Work of the Robert de Vaugondy Family of Mapmakers, 303.

Title

Robert de Vaugondy’s Map of Spain & Portugal, Showing Roads

Mapmaker(s)

ROBERT de VAUGONDY

Place of publication

Paris

Date of publication

c.1770

Colour

original

Printed Area Measurements

49.5 x 58.5 cm