SDUK Map of ViennaSKU: 9393
This map of Vienna was published by the SDUK.
The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge was founded in 1826 with the high-minded aim of making 'useful' information available to the self-taught. Read more
Some of the material was decidedly abstruse, subscribers fell away and the Society was wound up in 1848; however, the series of 209 maps published over a 14 year period from 1829 onwards were highly praised for their superior quality, accuracy and aesthetic appeal and remain an outstanding achievement.
Condition & Materials
Steel engraving, approx 34 x 38 cm, engraved by Josiah Henshall after William Barnard Clarke, original hand colour in outline, numbered in and old hand, blank verso; the map extends beyond the border into the upper margin; architectural elevations of principal public buildings at the foot of the map. Read less