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Title: Charta öfver södermanland
Description: SÖDERMANLAND, SWEDEN: CHARTA ÖFVER SÖDERMANLAND.
Author: Eric GERINGIUS (1707 - 1747).
Place and Year: Stockholm, Kongliga Lantmäteri Contoiret 1743.
Technique: Coloured copper engraving with original colour, 48 x 56 cm./ Altkolorierter Kupferstich, 48 x 56 cm
Seltene altkolorierte Karte zeigt die Provinz Södermanland in Schweden. Gut erhalten.
Detailed map with original colour and title in Swedish shows Södermanland, a historical province or landskap on the south eastern coast of Sweden.
It was made in 1743 by a Swedish engraver Eric Geringius (1707 - 1747). Geringius studied theology in Uppsala, Sweden, from 1725, when he also learned the art of copper engraving by J. van der Aveelen. From 1780 he lived in Stockolm, where he worked as engraver and illustrator.



The map was published separetely by Kongliga Lantmäteri Contoiret (Royal Institute of Surveyors). The institute started publishing separately issued maps of Sweden in 1739 with a goal to map the country in uniform maps. The first map was the grand "Charta öfwer Mälaren" by Jacob Nordencreutz. The maps Upland, Västmanland, Södermanland, Nerike, Skåne and a map of Sweden were issued in the 1740s and early 1750s. The next map - map of Medelpad – was not published until 1769. It was followed by the series of maps in the next 25 years, the last one being „harta öfver Heinola Höfdingedöme“ in 1793. Many parts of the country were not covered.

The maps were never sold bound in an atlas since the project was never finished.


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  • Number: 1272960
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