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Description:This incredibly rare detailed original hand coloured copper plate engraved antique map, a survey of the forest near Lubsza in the county of Brzeg in the Opole Province in SW Poland between 1782 & 1783 was engraved by the Leipzig engraver Georg Friedrich Jonas Frentzel.
General Definitions:Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stablePaper color : - off whiteAge of map color: - OriginalColors used: - Green, yellow, brown, pinkGeneral color appearance: - AuthenticPaper size: - 21in x 16in (530mm x 415mm)Plate size: - 21in x 16in (530mm x 415mm)Margins: - Min 1/8in (2mm)
Imperfections:Margins: - Left margin cropped close to borderPlate area: - NoneVerso: - None
Background:Lubsza is a village in Brzeg, Opole Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Lubsza. It lies approximately 7 kilometres north-east of Brzeg and 41 km north-west of the regional capital Opole. Before 1945 the area was part of Germany
Frentzel, Georg Friedrich Jonas 1754 - 1799Frentzel was a master-engraver from Leipzig in Germany, specialising in copper engraving. His work was known for its critical level of detail, cumulating in one of the finest revolutionary maps of Boston in 1776 Carte von dem Hafen und der Stadt Boston