George Louis Le Rouge (fl. 1740-80)

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A military engineer by profession, le Rouge took up cartography and over a long period from about 1740 to 1780 produced many attractive works covering a wide range of subjects including plans of fortifications, military campaigns, town plans as well as the more usual atlases and sea charts

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1757 Le Rouge Large Antique Map of theHessen Region Germany - Cassel, Herschfeld

1757 Le Rouge Large Antique Map of theHessen Region Germany - Cassel, Herschfeld

Description:

This large fine beautifully hand coloured original antique map of the Hessen region of Germany was engraved in 1757 - the date is engraved in the title cartouche - and was published by George Le Rouge in Atlas Generale.

The map centers on the city of Cassel, south to Herschfeld, east to Turingen, west to Westphalia and north to Brunswick. A highly detailed map. (Ref: Tooley; M&B)

General Description:
Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable
Paper color: - off white
Age of map color: - Original
Colors used: - Yellow, pink, green
General color appearance: - Authentic
Paper Size:- 30in x 21in (765mm x 535mm)
Plate size: - 22in x 18in (560mm x 460mm)
Margins: - Min 2in (50mm)

Imperfections:
Margins: - None
Plate area: - None
Verso: - None

$175.00 USD
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