Antique Map, Orkney Islands, 1789 – KittyPrint
Orkney Islands 1789 Maps KittyPrint 1700s Scotland

Antique Map, Orkney Islands, 1789

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Die Orcadischen Inseln Nro.685.
This beautiful copperplate engraved map in contemporary colour, shows the Orkney Islands in the Atlantic ocean. It is produced by Franz Johann Joseph von Reilly(1777-1820), whose father was the Court Master at the Hapsburg Court. He was a publisher, cartographer and writer. At first he was employed by the state, but devoted himself exclusively to Geography. He intended to publish an Atlas of the world, but managed to produce only Europe.
This map is from Schauplatz der fünf Theile der Welt, 1789.

Size 42 x 25 cm. Condition Very Good.

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