France, in Departments by J Wyld and NR Hewitt

France, in Departments by J Wyld and NR Hewitt

Code: 53923

£45.00 Approx $57.99, €49.72

Date: 1819

  Copper engraving after Wyld engraved by Hewitt with original hand colouring.   Overall size hinged into off white fully conservation grade mount and back with decorative v groove : 44.7 cms x 36.5cms; image size: 286mm x 231mm including imprint. Bottom left vignette view of the Palace at Versailles. Brown mark bottom left margin else very good condition.

Nathaniel Rogers Hewitt (fl.1804-1841) was a map draughtsman, engraver, printer and map colourist. (See British Map Engravers  Worms and Baynton-Williams. James Wyld (1790-1836) Mapseller, cartopgrapher, publisher, engraver, lithographer, globemaker and surveyor.   He took over the Faden business in 1823, subequently becoming Geographer to the King. The business was continued by his son James Wyld 2 after he died, it said by overwork, in 1836.