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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.17.20
Object Name Map
Description "Delineatio Pagi Tigurini,...," Augsburg, 1740, hand-colored engraving, map by George Matthaus Seutter

A map of the area surrounding Zurich in Switzerland, showing the course of the rivers Rhine, Aare, Reuss and Limmat to Coblenz in the northwest, from along the border with Germany in the north, southeast from Zurich, the Zurichsee and the Obersee, and the Zugersee in the south, with an inset of the Rhine as it runs through Sax in Switzerland on one side and Vaduz in Lichtenstein on the other. The title is within an elaborate allegorical cartouche upper left, the 36 crests of the cities of Switzerland in an heraldic Rococo cartouche upper right, and the scale and key lower right.
Title Delineatio Pagi Tigurini,...
Date 1740
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Seutter, George Matthaus
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-21 W-24.125 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Subjects Switzerland
Zurich