PCT-61948

Nieuwe Kaart van America - Tirion (1744)

  • Technic: Copperplate engraving / etching with full contemporary hand colouring. on hand laid (verge) paper.
  • Condition: Good, given age. Margins with a fef soft creases and a few tiny spots. Original middle fold as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1744
  • Overall size: 21,3 x 16,3 inch
  • Image size: 12,6 x 10,9 inch
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Description: Antique print, titled: 'Nieuwe Kaart van America.' - Very attractive map of North and South America, the western part of Africa and south west Europe. With full contemporary hand colouring.

Source unknown, to be determined.

Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Isaac Tirion' after an anonymous artist. Isaak Tirion, a Dutch publisher in Amsterdam, was born 1705. He produced serveral Atlases and Dutch town plans. The maps mainly based on those of Guillaume de l'Isle. He died in 1765.