Africa("Negroland", "Hottentots", Ethiopia, Madagascar, Mts. of Moon shown, Arabia, etc.)Issued Dublin, 1760. Engraved by D. Pomarede- engraver & silversmith of Dublin. Very scarce mid-18th century map of Irish production.Charming antique copper engraved 18th-century map, with pleasing full hand color. Relatively few examples are encountered with such attractive detailed hand color.The image display a cartographic style quite unique to this historical era. Utterly unlike anything produced today and of modern aesthetic appeal for this reason. Print paper and engraved area remains well preserved. Some light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the scan, nothing offensive or severe, overall remains visually attractive and historically interesting. Original fold lines as issued.
Nice old antique map, entirely worthy of display, resale, gift-giving, etc.
Sheet measures c. 10" W x 7 1/2" H.
Printed area measures c. 7 3/4" W x 6 1/2" H.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 3, p. 448
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