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Weigel's Map of the British Isles

SKU: 9673
£375.00

Title:
Weigel's Map of the British Isles

Date of publication:
1718

Place of publication:
Nuremberg

Colour:
original

Mapmaker(s):

  • Christoph Weigel
  • Christoph Weigel's map of the British Isles was published in Samuel Faber’s ‘Atlas Scolasticus’.

    The cartouche is derived from Visscher, featuring a portrait of George I and an allegorical image of Hercules defeating the Hydra. 

    Condition & Materials

    Copper engraving, 27.7 x 34.5 cm, original hand colour, one or two trivial spots and stains, blank vers

    References

    Shirley, Maps of the British Isles, Weigel 1

    Anglia, Scotia & Hibernia