Chromolithograph on wove (vellin) paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 15.5 x 24.2 cm. The image size is ca. 12.4 x 21.5 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 6.1 x 9.5 inch. The image size is ca. 4.9 x 8.5 inch.
Antique print, titled: ”Erdmagnetismus II.” – (Map of the Earth”s magnetism.) This original antique map originates from a 1885-1907 edition of a famous German encyclopedia: ‘Meyers grosses Konversations-Lexikon’, published in Leipzig and Vienna. Meyers Konversations-Lexikon was a major German encyclopedia that existed in various editions from 1839 until 1984, when it merged with the Brockhaus encyclopedia. Several of the plates were also used in Dutch Encyclopedia’s like Winkler Prins.Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘Joseph Meyer’ after an anonymous artist. The original founder and publisher who initiated this famous enxyclopedia was Joseph Meyer (1796-1856, Hildburghausen, Germany).
Condition: Excellent, given age. Small stain in right margin. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-WORLD MAP-MAGNETISM-MEYERS