Original Copperplate Map

Original Antique Map of Cardigan by Christopher Saxton & William Kip 1637


Original Antique Map of Cardigan by Christopher Saxton & William Kip 1637

Original Antique Map of Cardigan by Christopher Saxton & William Kip 1637   Original Antique Map of Cardigan by Christopher Saxton & William Kip 1637
Original Antique Map of Cardigan by Christopher Saxton and William Kip, 1637 edition of William Camden's Britannia. Original antique county map of Cardiganshire Cardigan Comitatus pars olim Dimetarum, from the 1637 edition of William Camdens Britannia. Copper Plate engraving by William Kip after Christopher Saxton. No text on the back of sheet, engraved plate number 41 lower left. Printed on hand laid, watermarked paper. Printed area (32cm x 26.5cm) with margins beyond (40cm x 33.5cm). Very good condition a good strong impression, all printed detail crisp and clear. This is an excellent example of a Cardiganshire print, published in 1637. Engraved by William Kip, this print is based on Christopher Saxtons first survey of England and Wales. An attractive element of this map is seen by the significant detail, place names and topographical features. Within the decorative frame is the title cartouche and there is a framed distance scale bearing Saxton and Kips names in the bottom right corner.

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  1. Year: 1637
  2. Format: Sheet Map
  3. County: Cardiganshire
  4. Era: 1600s
  5. Cartographer/Publisher: Christopher Saxton
  6. Type: County Map
  7. Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  8. Date Range: 1600-1699
  9. Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  10. City: Cardigan
  11. Country/Region: Wales, United Kingdom


Original Antique Map of Cardigan by Christopher Saxton & William Kip 1637   Original Antique Map of Cardigan by Christopher Saxton & William Kip 1637