Attractive map of the Mediterranean from Herman Moll, ”Britains greatest cartographer of the eighteenth century”. Information taken from Berthelot. Compass rose, rhum lines.
Made by after an anonymous artist.
Medium: engraving / etching with hand colouring on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 45.5 x 32 cm (17.91 x 12.6 inch). Image size: 42 x 29.5 cm. (16.54 x 11.61 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Paper slightly browned. Tiny spot upper right. A few minor crinkles. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
MEDITERRANEAN SEA-ITALY-GREECE-TURKEY-NORTH AFRICA | DP-A2-002-04
Published in England c. 1725. Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘Herman Moll’ after an anonymous artist.
Biography engraver: Herman Moll (1654 – 1732), was a London cartographer, engraver and publisher.