Circa 1677 – A label on the back of the frame reads “ Oxfordshire A magnificent map engraved by Michael Burghers and published in Robert Plot’s “Natural History of Oxfordshire” 1677, later hand coloured. Robert Plot was responsible for two volumes on Natural History, Oxfordshire (1677) and Staffordshire (1686). Both contain wonderful innovative maps of the respective counties. Michael Burghers was a Dutchman who lived in Oxford and worked as engraver to the university.
H:30”, 76 cms, W:28”, 71 cms, D:0.75”, 2 cms.
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