Antique Map-ELBERFELD-INNER CITY-WUPPERTAL-GERMANY-Meyers-1895

Price: € 24,50

Subject: Map: 'Elberfeld.' (Elberfeld, part of Wuppertal, Germany). This map also shows a small inset map of 'Innere Stadt' (the inner city of Elberfeld).
Condition: Excellent. General age related toning and occasional light staining from handling as visible on image.
Medium: Original chromolithograph on a vellin type paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 30 x 24 cm. The image size is ca. 28 x 22 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 11.8 x 9.4 inch. The image size is ca. 11 x 8.7 inch.
Part Number: 17174
Location: A177-36
Description: This original print originates from the 6th edition of the famous German encyclopedia Meyers' Konversationslexikon, and was published 1902-1920. Meyers Konversations-Lexikon was a major German encyclopedia that existed in various editions from 1839 until 1984, when it merged with the Brockhaus encyclopedia. The same prints were used for similar publications, such as Brockhaus' encyclopedia, and the Dutch encyclopedias of Oosthoek and Winkler Prins.

Artists and Engravers: The original founder and publisher who initiated this famous encyclopedia was Joseph Meyer (1796-1856, Hildburghausen, Germany).