"Germaniae Vulgo Duitschland…", Elwe, Jan Barend
Subject: Central Europe, Germany
Period: 1792 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
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.
A nice impression on a sound sheet with original color. There is a little faint toning on the centerfold.