"A New Map of Switzerland, Divided into the Thirteen Cantons with Their Allies & Their Subjects", Laurie & Whittle
Period: 1794 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
26 x 19.3 inches
66 x 49 cm
This fully engraved map of Switzerland is divided into thirteen cantons. There is excellent detail of the lakes, mountains, and rivers in the region. A legend below the title cartouche identifies towns of various sizes, parishes, abbeys, baths, fields of battle, and "great vineyards." A note at right gives additional information on the cantons.
Printed on heavy bluish paper with light toning along centerfold and a centerfold separation that enters 2" into map at bottom that has been closed on verso with archival materials.