Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Saxton, Christopher, 1542?-

Title:
[Atlas of the counties of England and Wales].
Published/Created:
[London] : [s.n.] [1590?]

Physical Description:
1 atlas ([74] leaves) : 34 maps (some folded) ; 44 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Related Content:
View a selection of digital images in the Yale Center for British Art's online catalogue https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/orbis:583929
Classification:
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale:
Scales differ.
Notes:
Consists of 1 map of England and Wales, 34 maps of all the counties of England and Wales, a frontispiece portrait of Elizabeth I (engraved by Remy Hogenberg), and a letterpress index leaf.
Exhibition History:
Making History - Antiquaries in Britain 1707-2007 (McMullen Museum of Art, 2011-09-03 - 2011-12-11)

Making History - Antiquaries in Britain 1707-2007 (Yale Center for British Art, 2012-02-02 - 2012-05-27)

Subject Terms:
Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603 -- Portraits. | England -- Maps -- Early works to 1800. | Wales -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Atlases -- England -- 1579. | Atlases -- Wales -- 1579. | Engravings -- 1590. | Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1590.
Contributors:
Seckford, Thomas 1515 or 6-1587. | Hogenberg, Remy, 1536-1587, engraver. | Hooghe, Cornelis de, d. 1583, engraver. | Reynold, Nicholas, fl. 1580, engraver. | Rutlinger, Johannes, d. 1609, engraver. | Ryther, Augustine, engraver. | Scatter, Francis, engraver. | Terwoort, Lenaert, engraver.