Partie Meridionale du Royaume de Portugal.


Title:
Partie Meridionale du Royaume de Portugal.
Date:
C1751
Mapmaker:
Robert de Vaugondy (1688-1766)
Image Size:
480mm x 540mm (18.9" x 21.26")
Condition:
In good condition, with centre fold as issued.
Technique:
Copper engraving with original hand colouring.
Price:

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$A 475
Stock Number:
PORT 1751 VAUG 082 (GPD) (LF07)
Description:

Fine map of Portugal with an elaborate cartouche at lower left. Vaugondy issued one of the first atlases based on scientific surveys, in the tradition of D'Anville and De L'Isle. He was one of the leading exponents of the French School of Theoretical Cartography like Nicholas Bellin which popularised the notion of an imaginary east coast of Australia. Highly respected Royal cartographer.

Biography:

Gilles Robert de Vaugondy (1688–1766)

Vaugondy was one of the leading exponents of the French School of Theoretical Cartography and like Nicholas Bellin popularised the notion of an imaginary east coast of Australia.

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