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Covens & Mortier: La Hongrie

Map: CEU2238
 
Cartographer: Covens & Mortier
Title: La Hongrie
Date: c. 1730
Published: Amsterdam
Width: 12 inches / 31 cm
Height: 9 inches / 23 cm
Map ref: CEU2238
Description:
Charming map of Hungary, Romania, and the Balkans. Based on a map first issued by Pieter van der Aa in 1713, but here republished in Amsterdam by the firm of Covens & Mortier.

The map is decorated with a title cartouche featuring two Hungarian men in traditional costume. An array of flags and weapons behind them represents Hungary's ongoing wars with the Ottoman Empire.

Original hand colour. [CEU2238]