C1730

Angliae regnum tam in septem antiqua Anglo-saxonum regna quam in omnes Hodiernas regiones accuratissime distinctum

Mapmaker:

Nicholaas Visscher II (1649 - 1702)

Large superbly embellished map of Saxon England by one of the most well known dynasty of Dutch mapmakers. A very decorative C18th map of England by one of the great Dutch family of mapmakers, with title cartouche at top right … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Angliae regnum tam in septem antiqua Anglo-saxonum regna quam in omnes Hodiernas regiones accuratissime distinctum

Date:

C1730

Mapmaker:

Nicholaas Visscher II (1649 - 1702)

Condition:

Minor toning with fabulous original hand colouring (title cartouche later colouring), with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

490mm 
x 560mm

Paper Size: 

520mm 
x 612mm
AUTHENTICITY
Angliae regnum tam in septem antiqua Anglo-saxonum regna quam in omnes Hodiernas regiones accuratissime distinctum - Antique Map from 1730

Genuine antique
dated:

1730

Description:

Large superbly embellished map of Saxon England by one of the most well known dynasty of Dutch mapmakers.

A very decorative C18th map of England by one of the great Dutch family of mapmakers, with title cartouche at top right with a the royal crest below, an ornate scale of distances at lower left and above that, two cupids holding a crown.

This state with ‘cum privilege’ below title.

From: Visscher,  Atlas minor sive geographia compendiosa qua orbis terrarum per paucas attamen novissimas tabulas ostenditur

References: Koeman, Vis 22.

Collections:
National Library of Australia:  Bib ID 3500306

Mapmaker:

The Visschers were a Dutch family of mapmakers, engravers and publishers who became one of the largest firms in Holland in the seventeenth century. As none of the Visscher’s atlases were issued with printed dates, it has always been difficult to precisely date their maps.

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