George Matthaus Seutter
Africae magna pars...
Augsburg, ca. 1740
Map with colored elements by George Matthaus Seutter: North Africa, Southern Italy, Spain, and surrounding territories. The regions, cities, towns, et cetera, are clearly identified on the map, larger settlements marked with castle/cathedral icon, i.e. "Roma" top right of map. Some mountain ranges, some small islands, some rivers, borders, roads, and some bodies of water, colored, some texture, some mountain ranges, some small islands, some rivers, and some bodies of water, not colored, some texture. Bicolored compass, top middle of map. Elaborate black and white title cartouche flanked with three people and an angel on top, bottom middle of map, two decorative black and white scale cartouches with text, bottom left and right of map, dedication text, bottom right of map. Measurement marks surround black and yellow double line border, directional notations in Latin on each side, "Meridies" (South), bottom of map. "15" in brown ink, bottom middle outside of map. Surface of map scattered with foxing spots, small pinprick holes, left side outside of map.
|Title||Africae magna pars...|
|Role of Creator||Cartographer|
|Creator||Seutter, George Matthaus|
|Dimensions||H-20.875 W-23.75 inches|
|Credit line||Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights|
|Place of Origin||Europe/Germany/Augsburg|