2430a Schenk, Petrus und Valk, Gerard: Magni Mogolis Imperium 1700

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Asia / Pakistan / Bangladesh
Asien / Pakistan / Bangladesch
Schenk, Peter / Valk, G.
about 1700

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Pakistan / Bangladesh

Schenk, Peter / Valk, G.
about 1700
copperplate engraving
48,5 x 36 cm

his map shows the The Mughal Empire in Asia. The Mughal Empire existed from 1526 – 1858 in the Indian subcontinent. The heartland of the empire was in the North Indo-Gangetic plan around the cities of Delhi, Agra and Lahore. At the height of its power in the 17th Century the Mughal empire almost covered the entire subcontinent and parts of present-day Afghanistan. The top left cartouche represents the connection between Europe and the Mughal Empire. The map is centered on India and extends to Persia and Lahor. The title cartouche is detailed and has images of contemporary local nobles. Petrus Schenk I (1661-1711) was a cartographer, engraver and publisher. In 1683 together with his father Gerard Valck (1652-1726) bought the copper plates from William Blaeu. These were used to publish the atlas "Atlas Contractus” between 1695 and 1705. Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmaker, Early World Press, 2004, pp 118-119

Pakistan / Bangladesch

Schenk, Peter / Valk, G.
um 1700
48,5 x 36 cm

Die Karte zeigt das Mogulreich in Asien. Das Mogulreich war ein von 1526 bis 1858 auf dem indischen Subkontinent bestehender Staat. Das Kernland des Reiches lag in der nordindischen Indus-Ganges-Ebene um die Städte Delhi, Agra und Lahore. Auf dem Höhepunkt seiner Macht im 17. Jahrhundert umfasste das Mogulreich fast den gesamten Subkontinent und Teile des heutigen Afghanistans. Oben links Titelkartusche, die eine Verbindung zwischen Europa und dem Mogulreich andeutet.

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SKU 2430a
delivery time ca. 5-10 days

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