"La Pologne, Divisee en Royaume de Pologne et les Etats y Apartenans la Pologne Prussienne…", Elwe, Jan Barend
Subject: Eastern Europe, Poland
Period: 1792 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
23.7 x 19 inches
60.2 x 48.3 cm
This large map covers Poland, Lithuania, Belarus and part of Ukraine. It illustrates the Partitions of Poland when the entire territory of the Kingdom of Poland was divided between Prussia, Austria and Russia. The map is filled with detail and decorated with a title and scale cartouche flanked by mythological figures and putti.
Some minor toning, mostly in margins where there are some paper repairs on verso and an short tear in the top margin.