PCT-56398

Map of the Duchy of Holstein (..) - Wyld (1854)

  • Technic: Originally hand colored engraving on wove (vellin type) paper.
  • Condition: Very good, given age. Original middle fold, as issued. Contemporary hand coloring. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1854
  • Overall size: 71.9 x 58.4 cm
  • Image size: 58.4 x 47 cm
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Description: Antique print, titled: 'Map of the Duchy of Holstein with the territories of the Imperial Towns Hamburg & Lubeck (…) Based on a map by Fischer.' - Map of Northern Germany including Hanover, Oldenburg, Lippe, Bremen, Hamburg and Lubeck. From from James Wyld's 'A New General Atlas of Modern Geography.', published by James Wyld. Geographer to Her Majesty Charing Cross East. 1854.

Artists and Engravers: Cartographer: James Wyld. James Wyld (1812-1887) was a British publisher and cartographer. His greatest geographical achievement was Wyld's Great Globe, exhibited in Leicester Square between 1851 and 1862. The globe, sixty feet high and lighted with gas, was at that point the largest ever constructed. He was geographer to Queen Victoria and H.R.H. Prince Albert.