Egypt North Africa pyramids vignette 1820 Thomson Hewitt Decorative mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Africa, Egypt, Upper Egypt, Lower Egypt, Nile River, Cairo, Alexandria, Giza, The Pyramids, Red Sea).
Issued c.1820, Edinburgh by John Thomson & Co. Engraved by Hewitt. Drawn by Wyld.
Early 19th century engraved map with original hand color. Lovely engraved vignette view depicting the Pyramids.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet measures c. 13 1/2 H x 10 1/2" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2.