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Lizars’ Map of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands

SKU: 7975
£75.00

Title:
Lizars’ Map of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands

Date of publication:
1831

Printed Measurement:
27.5 x 22 cm

Colour:
original

Mapmaker(s):

  • William Home Lizars
  • United Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Copper engraving, 27.5 x 22 cm, original hand-colour in outline, blank verso. A map of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands from A Modern and Ancient General Atlas, comprehending all the Empires, Kingdoms, States in the World. Lizars trained as a painter, but in 1812 took over the Edinburgh publishing and engraving business established by his father. The United Kingdom of the Netherlands was created at the end of the Napoleonic Wars; Belgium became independent in 1830.