Catalog Archive
Auction 119, Lot 582

"Les Royaumes D'Espagne et de Portugal", Elwe, Jan Barend

Subject: Spain & Portugal

Period: 1792 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

23 x 19.6 inches
58.4 x 49.8 cm

This sharply engraved map of the Iberian Peninsula is filled with detail of towns, roads, topography. The islands of Ibiza, Majorca and Minorca are included as well. The symbols used to indicate roads, rivers, monasteries, convents, Inquisition locations and other interesting places are noted in a key to the left of the cartouche. A band of text at the bottom notes the range of the Spanish and Portuguese colonial possessions in the New and Old Worlds.


Condition: A

Estimate: $350 - $400


Closed on 5/9/2007