Sweden, Norway and Denmark by J Wyld and NR Hewitt

Sweden, Norway and Denmark by J Wyld and NR Hewitt

Code: 53907

£70.00 Approx $90.21, €77.35
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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 : 37.7 cms x 46.2cms; image size: 223mm x 304mm including imprint.   Vignette top left shows an architectural view of Waterfall of Kadtjajock , in Lulea Lappmark.  Very good condition apart from two grey, faint, marks bottom margin.

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