Engraved map with original contemporary hand colouring, printed on a verge type hand laid paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 66 x 56 cm. The image size is ca. 55 x 42 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 26 x 22 inch. The image size is ca. 21.7 x 16.5 inch.
Original decorative large map titled: ‘Partie Meridonale de Moscovie dressee par G. de L’Isle … Chez Ian Barend Elwe …’ This map shows the region of Moscow in Russia. Detailed map of Southern Russia and the Ukraine. This original map originates from an Atlas published in 1793 by J.B. Elwe. Artists and Engravers: The author of this atlas is Jan Barend Elwe (1774-1815), a Amsterdam bookseller. Ref: Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici Vol. II, S. 105, El 2, 2. Tooley’s Dict. of Mapmakers.
Condition: Fine. General light age related toning, some false fold lines, as visible on scans. Map differs slightly from the illustrated image as it is merged from several scans.
Keywords: ANTIQUE MAP-MOSCOW-RUSSIA-ELWE