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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.17.25
Object Name Map
Description "Carte de Suisse," Paris, 1715, hand-colored engraving, map by Guillaume de l'Isle and Philippe Buache

A map of Switzerland, with the borders of each canton outlined in color, showing all cities, towns, waterways, mountains and forests. The title is in a banner across the top of the map with the crests of each canton, the dedication to Claude Theophile de Besiade beneath his coat-of-arms upper right, key lower right, and legend lower left.
Title Carte de Suisse
Date 1715
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator De l'Isle, Guillaume
Role of Creator 2 Cartographer
Creator 2 Buache, Philippe
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-20 W-26.5 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Subjects Switzerland