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Egypt by J Wyld and NR Hewitt

£38.00 Approx $52.27, €44.5

Code: 53891

  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 : 37.9cms x 46.8cms; image size: 223mm x 304mm including imprint.   Vignette bottom left of View of pyramids.  Some faint browning and one brown spot in bottom blank.  

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.