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SA650855

Hand Coloured Engraved Map Of Oxfordshire By Robert Plot

Price

£1,250 | $1,664 USD | €1,416 EUR
Item Number: SA650855
Date of manufacture: 17th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: W.R. Harvey & Co. (Antiques) Ltd
This antique has been viewed 11 times in the past month with the most views from France.

Description

An extremely good and impressive hand coloured engraved map of Oxfordshire by Robert Plot with a decorative cartouche, mileage scale, table of explanation and compass rose. Created by the first keeper of the Ashmolean Museum of Oxford and decorated with 172 coats of arms of the county’s gentry, Oxford colleges, the city and the four county towns this is one of the most decorative maps of Oxfordshire ever produced.
Circa 1677
H:30”, 76 cms, W:28”, 71 cms, D:0.75”, 2 cms.
A label on the back of the frame reads “ Oxfordshire A magnificent map engraved by Michael Burghers and published in Robert Plot’s “Natural History of Oxfordshire” 1677, later hand coloured. Robert Plot was responsible for two volumes on Natural History, Oxfordshire (1677) and Staffordshire (1686). Both contain wonderful innovative maps of the respective counties. Michael Burghers was a Dutchman who lived in Oxford and worked as engraver to the university.
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Internal Ref: 409K



Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 17th Century.


Dimensions

Height = 76 cm (29.9")
Width = 71 cm (28.0")
Depth = 2 cm (0.8")


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W.R. Harvey & Co. (Antiques) Ltd
86 Corn Street
Witney
Oxfordshire
OX28 6BU
United Kingdom
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