Copper engraving, 25.5 x 30 cm, original hand-colour, blank verso; published in ‘Oddy’s New General Atlas of the World’.
The Lands of the Hungarian Crown, ruled by the Habsburgs from Vienna, comprised the Kingdoms of Hungary, Croatia and Slavonia with the Grand Principality of Transylvania.
James Wallis (fl. 1810-1825) was born in Southampton in 1784, the son of a bricklayer. Apprenticed to John Roper in 1799, he learned the art of engraving. In later life he is variously recorded as a commission and discount agent (imprisoned for debt in 1835), a stationer, and a dealer in beer and wine.