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World Map, 1778

Maps and Art

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World Map,   1778
World Map,   1778
World Map,   1778
World Map,   1778

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Product Information

Era:
Antique; 18th century
Condition:
Very Good; fold as issued, minor foxing
Country of Origin:
France
Materials:
inks/watercolor on paper
Size:
24" L x 0.1" W x 18" H
Color/Finish:
yellow/green/red

Why We Love This

Extraordinary copper engraving of the world by the French King's Cartographer, Robert de Vaugondy, 1778. Shows main geographical attributes. Original hand color denotes religious divisions. Note index top left. Title cartouche lower left. Displayed on a white mat with a gold border and fits a standard-size frame. Archival plastic sleeve and Certificate of Authenticity included. Artwork, 16.75"L x 11.5"H; mat, 24"L x 18"H.
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About Maps and Art

David & Natasha Deighton's fine art gallery, MAPSandART, specializes in original antique maps, antique prints and works of art on paper, no reproductions. A husband and wife team, we started Antique Maps and Works on Paper Ltd. after moving from Paris, France. The collection contains more than 100,000 works on paper, one of the most extensive of its kind. We personally select our pieces during frequent trips to Europe and across the U.S., providing distinct one-of-a-kind art for over 14 years.

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