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Catalog Number 2014.17.43
Object Name Map
Description "Accurate Geographische Charte der Graeflichen Stobergl. Aemter als Hohnstein, Stolberg, Hayn, Berenroda, Ebersburg, Wolfsberg, Ufftrungen, Rosia, un Questenb.," Amsterdam and Leipzig, 1758, hand-colored engraving, map by Pieter Schenck

A map of a small area of Saxony in Germany, centered on Stollberg near Chemnitz, with an elaborate key upper left showing how to identify churches from chapels, schlosses from more humble dwellings, different types of land use, routes, rivers, streams, bridges, windmills, watermills, etc. An index to all the places on the map appears on either side of the map.
Title Accurate Geographische Charte der Graeflichen Stobergl. Aemter als Hohnstein, Stolberg, Hayn, Berenroda, Ebersburg, Wolfsburg, Ufftrungen, Rosia, un Questenb.
Date 1758
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Schenck, Pieter
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-21 W-24.25 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Subjects Germany
Saxony
Stollberg
Chemnitz