PORTUGAL: Königreich Portugal nebst dem Königreich Algarve
Author: Johann George SCHREIBER (1676 -1750)
Place and Year: Leipzig, Schreibers Seel. Wittbe (J. G. Schreiber's widow) ca 1750
Technique: Copper engraving with original colour (slightly age-toned in margins, otherwise in a goos condition), image: 25.5 x 18 cm
Uncommon small map with bright original colour shows Portugal. The key in the upper left side explains the colouring of the four different regions in the kingdom of Portugal: Estremadura, Beira, Minho, Montes and Alentejo. In the south there is the Kingdom of Algarve.
This small map was made by a German cartographer Johannes Georg Schreiber from Leipzig and published by his widow probably in the year of his death in 1750 in Atlas selectus von allen Königreichen und Ländern der Welt, zum bequemen Gebrauch in Schulen, auf Reisen und bey dem Lesen der Zeitungen. All Schreiber's maps were coloured with a distinguish colour by the publisher.