"Imperium Caroli Magni Occidentis Imperatoris ad Finem...", Kitchin, Thomas
Period: 1768 (circa)
Publication: Chronology and History of the World
Color: Hand Color
22.7 x 16.6 inches
57.7 x 42.2 cm
A beautifully engraved historical map of Europe showing the European empire of Charlemagne, King of the Franks and Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, 742 - 814. The map was prepared by John Blair, an American politician and Founding Father, for his tables of chronology published in Chronology and History of the World. A rococo title cartouche graces the map. Engraved by Thomas Kitchin.
A dark impression on strong paper with a "J. Whatman" watermark and light offsetting.