Antique Map Africa



Original Antique Maps and Prints. Description: Source unknown, to be determined.

Artists and Engravers: Made by'Heinrich Scherer' after an anonymous artist. Thereafter he obtained important positions as Official Tutor to the Royal Princes of Mantua and Bavaria. It was during his time in Munich as Tutor to the Princely house of Bavaria that his lifetimes work as a cartographer received acclaim and recognition.

Scherers world atlas, the Atlas Novus, first published in Munich between 1702 and 1710 and reissued in a second edition between 1730 and 1737, forms a singularly unusual, almost revolutionary work in terms of the development of European mapmaking at the beginning of the 18th Century. Subject: Antique print, titled:'Proiectio Optica Aequinoctia lis Hemishaerii Orientalis' - Map of the Eastern Hemisphere with Africa, Europe, Asia and Nova Hollandia with the eastern and southeastern coast of Australia uncharted.

Condition: Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 21.5 x 27 cm. The image size is ca. 18.5 x 23.7 cm.

Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 8.5 x 10.6 inch. 7.3 x 9.3 inch.

Medium: Engraving / etching with hand colouring on hand laid paper. ThePrintsCollector Peter Cornelissen, Margo van Latum - van Dongen, Frank van Latum Zeeland - The Netherlands. We guarantee our items to be genuine original. GO TO OUR STORE and explore our huge collection of fine antique maps and prints. FIND SIMILAR ITEMS IN OUR STORE.

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1700" is in sale since Thursday, April 13, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps". The seller is "theprintscollectoruk" and is located in Zeeland. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Subject: Landscape/Cityscape
  • Type: Antique
  • EAN: 8718613587840