A Georgian Map Jigsaw of Asia, in very good condition with box with sliding lid. A very early example of such an item.The map is by Darton and Harvey, and dated 1792. A genuine Georgian map, on laid paper, with handcolouring and a good platemark round the edge. The pieces round the edge slot together, the rest of the pieces inside simply line up one against the other. " He was in partnership with Harvey as "Darton & Harvey between 1791 - 1812. The jigsaw maps were produced as educational aids. This example shows Asia as it was then known.
It does not include Australia, which was then still to be fully explored. A scarce item - I can find no more online. It is in a very good condition. Size: the map measures 55cms x 47cms.
Condition: Both the box and the jigsaw are in a very good condition. Labels on the box slightly scuffed. One or two of the wooden pieces are a little bowed, but overall this is in a very good condition. Please see my other items. The item "1792 Georgian Jigsaw Puzzle Asia Old Antique Map Darton Harvey Box Complete RARE" is in sale since Sunday, September 9, 2018.
This item is in the category "Toys & Games\Jigsaws & Puzzles\Vintage Puzzles". The seller is "mitchmap50" and is located in Fairlight.
This item can be shipped to all countries in continental Asia, United States, European Union member countries, Canada, Australia.