Ireland by J Wyld and NR Hewitt

Ireland by J Wyld and NR Hewitt

Code: 53903

£78.00 Approx $104, €87.25
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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 : 37.8 cms x 48.3cms; image size: 223mm x 304mm including imprint.   Vignette top left of the View of the Giants Causeway.   A little browning and toning in margin and to the left of the title else 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.