Lizars’ Map of the United Kingdom of the NetherlandsSKU: 7975
Lizars’ Map of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands
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27.5 x 22 cm
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.