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Chiquet’s Map of Sweden

SKU: 9076
£175.00

Title:
Chiquet’s Map of Sweden

Date of publication:
1719

Printed Measurement:
16.5 x 22.5 cm

Colour:
original

Mapmaker(s):

  • Jacques Chiquet
  • Esats de la Couronne de Suede dans la Scandinavie

    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.