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Name Lotter, Tobias Conrad
Life Dates 1717-1777
Nationality German
Occupation Engraver, Publisher
Role Printer

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Image of Map Collection - 2014.17.17

Map Collection - 2014.17.17

"Pagi Basileensis qui pars est reipublicae Helvetiorum,...," Augsburg, 1780, hand-colored engraving, map by George Matthaus Seutter A detailed map of the Canton of Basel in Switzerland, engraved by Tobias Lotter, showing the cities of Basel and Rheinfelden on the Rhine, and all other major towns, waterways, forests and elevation. The title is within an elaborate allegorical cartouche showing classical figures, such as Neptune and Mercury, lower left, and a vignette of Basel within another lower right. Decorated with heraldic crests indicating the different principalities.

Image of Map Collection - 2014.17.84

Map Collection - 2014.17.84

"Episcopatuum Monasteriensis et Osnabrugensis ut et Comitatuum Bentheim, Teclenburg, Stenford, Lingen, Diepholt, Delmenhorst, Rietberg etc.," Augsburg, 1740, hand-colored engraving, map by Matthaus Seutter, engraving by Tobias Conrad Lotter Map of northwestern Germany, featuring the dioceses of Münster and Osnabrück and surrounding counties. Seutter was one of the most important and prolific German map publishers of the 18th century. After his death, his son-in-law Tobias Conrad Lotter, a master engraver, took over the firm, eventually becoming one of the most prominent cartographers of his day. At top left of this map is a decorative title cartouche with the coats of arms of Münster and O