"Carte du Gouvernement Civil et Militaire avec l'Etat des Officiers du Royaume d'Irlande", Chatelain, Henry Abraham
Period: 1708 (published)
Publication: Atlas Historique…
Color: Hand Color
18.2 x 14.1 inches
46.2 x 35.8 cm
Folio sheet containing two maps of Ireland (4.4 x 5.5"), one divided into the four provinces and the other showing the major towns in the Kingdom of Ireland. Panels of French text and several tables provide a detailed history of the civil governmental structure, including information on civil service, banks, and the legal system. The coats of arms of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Ireland are prominently displayed. At bottom are vignettes depicting the Parliament and the House of Commons of Ireland.
A crisp impression on paper with an "I C H" watermark and a couple of tiny spots of foxing.