Engraving with contemporary hand colouring on hand laid (verge) paper. Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 64.5 x 54 cm. The image size is ca. 60.5 x 51.5 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 25.4 x 21.3 inch. 23.8 x 20.3 inch. Antique map, titled:’La Manche ou le Canal, entre la France et l’Angleterre. A very attractive map of the Channel between England and France, and showing copious portions of both these countries. With a large decorative cartouche in the lower right. The locations of major sea battles are depicted, as well as depth soundings and a plethora of islands and coastal towns. Artists and Engravers: Made by an anonymous engraver after’H. Through his marriage he inherited a map and print publishing firm. When Nicolas Sanson, the premier French cartographer of his days, died Jaillot negotiated to republish much of his work. Condition: Very good, given age. Original middle fold (as issued). The margin edges with several small tears and dampstaining. Faintly browned in the middle fold. Please study scan carefully. Keywords: ANTIQUE MAP-CHANNEL-ENGLAND-FRANCE-SEA CHART-JAILLOT (PCO) GK-247. The item “Antique Map-CHANNEL-ENGLAND-FRANCE-SEA CHART-Jaillot-c. 1680″ is in sale since Wednesday, September 30, 2020. This item is in the category “Art\Art Prints”. The seller is “pictura-prints” and is located in Overasselt. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Originality: Original
  • Date of Creation: Pre-1800
  • Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
  • Subject: 0
  • Print Surface: Paper
  • Medium: Engraving
  • Year: c.1680
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