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Europa F. I.

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Article ID EUS4410
Artist Anonymus
Title Europa F. I.
Year ca. 1840
Description Map shows entire Iceland, the Faroe Islands, Shetland Islands, Sweden, partly Norway and the northern part of Scotland.
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.
Dimensions (cm)52 x 77 cm
ConditionCenterfold, some perfectly retorations
Coloringoriginal colored
TechniqueSteel engraving

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