Auction 123, Lot 555

"Germaniae Vulgo Duitschland…", Elwe, Jan Barend

Subject: Central Europe, Germany

Period: 1792 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23 x 19.5 inches
58.4 x 49.5 cm

A detailed map of the German Empire stretching from the Netherlands to Poland with Switzerland and northern Italy in the southern portion of the map. The title is displayed on a banner supported by putti and an eagle, with a king shown to the left. The scale of miles is topped with the double-headed eagle of the German Empire crowned by two putti.

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Condition: A

A nice impression on a sound sheet with original color. There is a little faint toning on the centerfold.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 2/20/2008

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