1792 – J. B. Elwe – La Pologne


Title:                      “La Pologne Divisee en Royaume de Pologne et les etats y partenans La Pologne Prussienne Autrichienne & Russienne”​


A rare map of Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Belarus and Ukraine, with large portions now controlled by Russia, Prussia and Austria, published by Jan Elwe in Amsterdam.
The map provides a fine look at the country at the end of the 18th century, with a large decorative cartouches. Unlike many of Elwe’s maps, this is an original work and not a re-issue of an earlier cartographer’s efforts.

Cartographer:     Jan Barend Elwe
Engraving size:            57,8 x 64,4 cm
Year:                     1792
Technique:            copper engraving

Very good condition! Wide margins, attractive hand coloring. Few very small marginal splits.

This is a genuine antique map published in 1792 and not a modern copy or reprint!

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