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Maps Early works to 1800
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Timothy Pont; Jan Jansson
|Notes:||Relief shown pictorially.
Shows rivers and tributaries, lochs (shaded), trees, roads, settlements (with churches), towns, main buildings, enclosures (some coloured), ruins, boundaries (coloured).
Scale statement reads: "Scala Milliaria Scotiae", with scale bar graded -5.
Borders filled in with graduation of latitude and longitude.
Decoration: Ornate title cartouche (bottom left corner) featuring male rural characters and domestic animals, the arms of Scotland (top right corner), elaborated compass rose with direction lines radiating, cherubs playing with a surveyor's chain (above scale cartouche), shaded and coloured coasts (outwards), coloured boundaries and some flourished script.
This is the map by Timothy Pont, with a new title, issued in the 1630 edition of the Mercator-Hondius atlas.
On verso, Latin text.
Map originally in Ioannis Ianssonii Novus atlas, sive theatrum orbis terrarum in quo magna Britannia ... Tomus quartus, published in Amsterdam by Ioannem Ianssonium, 1646.
Imprint derived from atlas in which it originally appeared.
Scale and map measurements taken from Skelton's description.
|Description:||1 map : hand colored ; 37 x 54 cm|
|Cartographic Mathematical Data:||Scale [ca. 5 Scottish miles = 3 in.].|
|Other Titles:||PROVINCAE LAUDEN seu LOTHIEN et LINLITOUO|
- Lothian (Scotland) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
- East Lothian (Scotland) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
- West Lothian (Scotland) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
- Midlothian (Scotland) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
- Scotland -- East Lothian.
- Scotland -- Lothian.
- Scotland -- Midlothian.
- Scotland -- West Lothian.