Title: A Map of the Kingdom of Ireland

By: Rocque, John

Map id: 49784
Publisher: A New Universal Atlas, exhibiting all the empires, kingdoms, states, republics, et etc in the whole world. Including all the tracks and new discoveries of the British circumnavigators Biron (sic), Wallis, Carteret, Captain James Cook, Vancouver, Perouse,
Published date: 1796

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A Map of the Kingdom of Ireland

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Large copper engraved wall map: four sheets joined . 4 sheets conjoined. Size: 1205 x 992 mm. Copper engraving with original outline colour. Inset of the British Isles bottom right hand corner;decorative cartouche featuring the Irish coat of arms top left. John Roque (originally Jean)moved to England in 1709 with his parents who were French Huguenot emigrants. He worked as a surveyor, engraver, cartographer and map-seller. In addition, he was involved in garden design with his brother Bartholomew, a landscape gardener. He produced engravings of the gardens at Wrest Park(1735), Claremont(1738), Painshill Park(1744), and Wilton House(1746), among others. However, it is for his maps that he is principally remembered, in particular for his map of London which he began working on in 1737. It was finally published in 24 sheets, in 1746 and was at that time the most detailed map of London yet produced. His London maps together with his other map-making endeavours resulted in his appointment as Cartographer to the Prince of Wales in 1751. The previous year a fire had destroyed his premises and stock but by 1753 he had ten draughtsmen in his employ .

Subject Ireland
Map maker Rocque, John
Publisher A New Universal Atlas, exhibiting all the empires, kingdoms, states, republics, et etc in the whole world. Including all the tracks and new discoveries of the British circumnavigators Biron (sic), Wallis, Carteret, Captain James Cook, Vancouver, Perouse,
Published at year 1796

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