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Merians’ Map of Chios

SKU: 8876
£350.00

Title:
Merians’ Map of Chios

Date of publication:
1702

Printed Measurement:
21.5 x 30.5 cm

Colour:
black and white

Mapmaker(s):

  • Matthaeus Merian
  • Engraver(s):
    David Funck

    Famosae in. Archipelago, Chius hodie Scio Insulae, victricibus nuper Venetorum classe et armis Turcarum imperio ereptae, nec non aliarum adjacentium insularum Metelino et Samos nova delineatio.

    Copper engraving, 21.5 x 30.5 cm, black and white, blank verso. Map of Chios, originally drawn by David Funck and also published by Homann; this version published by Merian’s heirs in the Theatrum Europaeum. The title refers to the brief Venetian occupation of 1694-95, during the Morean War. Zacharakis, Printed Maps of Greece, 2295/1513.