Map of the Empire of Germany : including all the states comprehended under that name : with the Kingdom of Prussia, &c


Map of the Empire of Germany

Item Information

Title:
Map of the Empire of Germany : including all the states comprehended under that name : with the Kingdom of Prussia, &c
Engraver:
Kitchin, Thomas, 1718-1784
Publisher:
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794
Creator:
Delarochette, L. (Louis), 1731-1802
Cartographer:
Delarochette, L. (Louis), 1731-1802
Name on Item:
by L. Delarochette ; T. Kitchin sculpt.
Date:
[1773]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Europe, Central--Maps--Early works to 1800
Germany--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
Central Europe (area)
Germany
Publisher:
London. : Printed for Robt. Sayer
Notes:
Dated from the earliest atlas in which the map was issued.
Originally on 4 sheets. Boston Public Library copy joined to 2 sheets.
Shows boundaries, rivers, roads, forests and settlements.
Relief shown pictorially.
Prime meridian: Ferro.
German empire, extending from Rhine in the west to beyond the Oder in the east, including Switzerland and Austria with parts of Poland and Prussia; Central Europe.
Conservation of this piece was funded by Alan and Sherry Leventhal in memory of his father, Norman B. Leventhal whose vision to create this Map Center will inspire generations to come.
Maps 17-18 in a composite atlas with the title "Atlas of the world."
Extent:
1 map on 2 sheets : hand colored ; 101 x 121 cm, on sheets 56 x 129 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:1,250,000
Language:
English
Table of Contents:
The circles of Westphalia, and Lower Saxony, with the western parts of the circle of Upper Saxony, and the northern parts of the circle of Upper Rhine; part of Sweden and Denmark; the United Provinces and part of the Netherlands
Eastern parts of Brandenburg and Saxony, with Pomerania, Prussia, Lusatia, and the northern parts of Silesia; part of Sweden, Samogitia, Lithuania and Poland
The circles of Lower Rhine, Franconia, Swabia and Bavaria, with the southern parts, of the circles of Upper Rhine and Saxony, the western parts of Bohemia, and of the circle of Austria; Switzerland, part of Italy, France, and the Netherlands
Eastern parts of Bohemia, and of the circle of Austria, with Moravia, and the southern parts of Silesia; part of Poland, Hungary, Sclavonia, Croatia, and Istria.
Identifier:
06_01_014649
Call #:
G1015 .A85 1783
Barcode:
30000004730213
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