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Publisher: BERGHAUS, H.
Title: Wandkarte von Europa von H.Berghaus. . .
Published: Gotha, Perthes, ca.1885

Size: 48.3 x 57.3 inches.
122.7 x 145.5 cm.
Colouring: In original colours.
Condition:  Lithographed folding wall map dissected in 9 segments and laid down on linen.
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Large wall map of Europe printed in chromo-lithography. Prepared by Heinrich Berghaus and published by Justus Perthes in Gotha.

Heinrich Berghaus, with support of Alexander von Humboldt had started the ‘Geographische Kunstschule’ (Geographical School of Art) in 1839 in Potsdam, close to Berlin, following the example of the school for engravers at the Archives Militaires Generales in Paris (since 1811). During its existence Berghaus’s academy offered only three courses, and only a few students attended of which August Petermann became the most important German cartographer in the second part of the nineteenth century.



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