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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.17.58
Object Name Map
Description "A Map of Hungary and Countries adjacent," London, 1710, hand-colored engraving, map by John Senex, engraved by John Harris

This map of the Hungarian Empire, engraved by J. Harris, is centered on the Danube River and shows the region from Vienna to Belgrade, and from the present-day Polish border to just below Zagreb. The title is within an allegorical cartouche depicting a sphinx being subdued by a cherub with a flaming sword.
Title A Map of Hungary and Countries adjacent
Date 1710
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Senex, John
Role of Creator 2 Engraver
Creator 2 Harris, John
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-20.75 W-25 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Subjects Hungary
Danube River