Auction 136, Lot 486

"Regni Angliae et Walliae Principatus Tabula…", Allard, Carel

Subject: England & Wales

Period: 1689 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

23.2 x 19.8 inches
58.9 x 50.3 cm

This handsome map of England and Wales provides excellent detail of the counties, roads, cities, towns, churches and universities. The dramatic title cartouche celebrates the Glorious Revolution of 1688-89. Seated below the title are Queen Mary on the right, a woman holding a cross and urn in the center, and an imposing military figure representing King William III standing on the left. The cartouche is surrounded by putti and completed with royal crests and the English lion and Welsh unicorn.

References: Shirley (BI) Allard 3, state 1.

Condition: B

Outstanding original color with short separation on bottom centerfold without any paper loss.

Estimate: $600 - $750

Sold for: $350

Closed on 6/1/2011