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Carte de l’Islande Pour servir à l’Histoire Générale des Voyages.

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Article ID EUS4101
Artist Krevelt
Title Carte de l’Islande Pour servir à l’Histoire Générale des Voyages.
Year ca. 1778
Description
Map shows total Iceland.
 
 
Eggert Olafsen (1726 - 1768), was member of the Danish Academy of Sciences. In 1752, went on a mission to Iceland in order to gather information on the scientific, economic and political nature of the island. "Atlas du Voyage en Islande, fair par ordre de S.M. Danoise" was a later French edition of this voyage and consists of many fine engravings depicting Iceland's distinctive landscape, people, geology, birdlife and fish and this large scale map. Erichsen and Schoemming's map shows district divisions and includes glaciers, topography, towns, lakes.
Place of Publication Amsterdam
Dimensions (cm)29,5 x 37,5
ConditionSome folds
Coloringcolored
TechniqueCopper print

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