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Auction 107, Lot 49

"Der Strom der Zeiten oder bildliche Darstellung der Weltgeschichte…", Strass, Friedrich

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1800 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

28.2 x 51.2 inches
71.6 x 130 cm
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A very unusual wall chart presenting a graphic representation of world history. Each culture is shown as a river with the names of major events and rulers as place names along the river's course. Empires are depicted as large lakes. A fascinating chart with the title engraved onto the surface of a globe, surrounded in clouds. Linen backed with original rollers.


Condition: B

A few cracks in lower part of map, otherwise very good.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/9/2004