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Hérisson’s Map of England & Wales

SKU: 9316
£200.00

Title:
Hérisson’s Map of England & Wales

Date of publication:
1824

Printed Measurement:
79.5 x 55 cm

Publisher(s):

  • Paul-André Basset
  • Colour:
    original

    Mapmaker(s):

  • Eustache Hérisson
  • Carte de Royaume d’Angleterre dressé par Hérisson, elêve du Sr. Bonne, ancien Ingénieur Hydrographe de la Marine.

    The map and the man who made it

    Eustache Hérisson (1759-1816) was a pupil of Rigobert Bonne, active from the late 1770s, who seems to have been most prolific as a map-maker during the First Empire; many of his maps continued to be reissued posthumously, as here.

    Condition & Materials

    Copper engraving, 79.5 x 55 cm, original hand colour in outline, dissected into 36 panels and laid on linen, folding into slipcase, which has split along one edge and repaired with linen; title ‘England’ inked to slipcase and verso of the map.