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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.17.60
Object Name Map
Description "Ditionis pagi Scaphusiani qui confederatae Helvetiorum reipublicae," Augsburg, 1731, hand-colored engraving, map by George Matthaus Seutter

A map of northern Switzerland centered on the fortified city of Schaffhausen on the Rhine which flows through the center of the map from Kayserfluhl to Stein. The local topography is clearly shown in this map, with elevation marked with distinctive hatching. The celebrated Rheinnau Falls appear to the southwest of Schaffhausen, and are also depicted in the allegorical asymmetrical rococo tile cartouche upper left.
Title Ditionis pagi Scaphusiani qui confederatae Helvetiorum reipublicae
Date 1731
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Seutter, George Matthaus
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 Switzerland
Schaffhausen
Rhine
Rheinnau Falls