Antique early 19th century atlas map with original hand colouring, 1817. Title of map:'South Africa. A map of south Africa, focused on the Western Cape. DATE PRINTED: Published in 1817.
Engraved in 1815; this date is marked on the map. IMAGE SIZE: Approx 33.5 x 53.0cm, 13.25 x 20.75 inches (Large). ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Drawn & engraved by William Dassauville for John Thomson's "New General Atlas".PROVENANCE: "A new general atlas", consisting of a series of geographical designs, on various projections, exhibiting the form and component parts of the globe; and a collection of maps and charts, delineating the natural and political divisions of the Empires, Kingdoms, and States in the World, Edinburgh: Printed by George Ramsay and Company, for John Thomson and Company, Edinburgh; Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, London; and John Cumming, Dublin [Thomson's New General Atlas]. TYPE: Antique early 19th century atlas map with original hand colouring. VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain. CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. The top margin has been restored. Please note that, unusually, some of the printed detailed extends outside the top printed border of the map. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date stated above. I do not offer reproductions. It is not a modern copy. The term'original' when applied to a print means that it was printed at the first or original date of publication; it does not imply that the item is unique. Print' means any image created by applying an inked block to paper or card under pressure by any method including wood engraving, steel engraving, copperplate, wood cut and lithography. REMARKS: FRANCE: Gravures et Cartes anciennes. DEUTSCHLAND: Alte Lankarten und Stadt ansichten. ITALIA: Stampe e Mappe antiche. ESPAÑA: Mapas antiquos y impresiones antiguas. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "richben1066" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.