Antique Map-LORRAINE REGION-MESSIN-ALSACE-FRANCE-Vaugondy-Delamarche-1793
Antique Map-LORRAINE REGION-MESSIN-ALSACE-FRANCE-Vaugondy-Delamarche-1793

Original Antique Maps and Prints. Description: This map originates from an unrecorded composite Atlas compiled around 1795 (based on youngest dated map) which contained many maps originally published in the famous’Atlas Universel. , by de Vaugondy, first published in 1757. To produce the atlas, the Vaugondys integrated older sources with more modern surveyed maps. They verified and corrected the latitude and longitude of many regional maps in the atlas with astronomical observations. The older material was revised with the addition of many new place names. In the late 18th c. The plates of these maps were acquired by Delamarche. This map has reference to Le Sr. Robert de Vaugondy and Delamarche in it’s cartouche, published in 1793. Artists and Engravers: Gilles Robert de Vaugondy (1688�1766), also known as Le Sieur or Monsieur Robert, and his son, Didier Robert de Vaugondy c. 1723�1786, were leading cartographers in France during the 18th century. A lawyer by trade Delamarche entered the map business with the acquisition from Jean-Baptiste Fortin of Robert de Vaugondy’s map plates and copyrights and later addes many plates from other sources as well. Charles Delamarche eventually passed control of the firm to his son Felix Delamarche 18th C. 1st half 19th C. It was later passed on to Alexandre Delamarche, who revised and reissued several Delamarche publications in the mid-19th century. The firm continued to publish maps and globes until the middle part of the 19th century. Subject: Map:’Carte de la Lorraine ou l’on distingue le Pays Messin, le Verdunois et le Toulois.. (Map of the Lorriane region, France). Condition: General age related toning and light staining. Small tears lower middle fold; backed by identical paper. Irregular paper edges, chipped with small tears. Short margin at the top. Please study scan carefully. Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 74.5 x 51.5 cm. The image size is ca. 54 x 50 cm. Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 29.3 x 20.3 inch. 21.3 x 19.7 inch. Medium: Copperplate engraving and etching on a verge type hand laid paper. Location: (PCO) B55-06 SKU: PCO 37309.1 Section: Vaugondy-Atlas-1790. ThePrintsCollector – Laurentius Old Master Prints Frans Laurentius Margo van Latum-van Dongen, Frank van Latum Located in Zeeland (Noord-Brabant) – The Netherlands. GO TO OUR STORE and explore our huge collection of fine antique maps and prints. Combined orders are possible! The item “Antique Map-LORRAINE REGION-MESSIN-ALSACE-FRANCE-Vaugondy-Delamarche-1793″ is in sale since Tuesday, October 15, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “theprintscollector” and is located in Zeeland. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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