Seligmann: Map of Northwest-Europe with Stag Beetles
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Map of Northwest-Europe with Stag Beetles
„Verschiedene Reisen des Auctoris“ (Tab. CIII)
Map of northwestern Europe with Great Britain, Netherlands/Belgium (Flanders), Denmark, Norway, Northern France and Northern Germany, containing the travel routes of George Edwards and their respective dates.
In real life size two big stag beetles, the large beak of an Ibis, and on the bottom right corner a colibri are also depicted.
Orig. coloured copper engraving from “Sammlung verschiedener ausländischer und seltener Vögel…“ after George Edwards (1694 -1773), edited and engraved by Johann Michael Seligmann (1720 – 1762), Volume IV, published by Fleischmann, Nuremberg 1755
Size (print): 26,5 cm x 20,5 cm