Celebes – Winkler Prins (c.1900)



Description: ‘Celebes.’ (Sulawesi .) This map shows the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, one of the Sunda islands. With inset maps of South-west Sulawesi and Semenanjung Minahassa. Legend and scale. This map is taken from ‘De Grote Winkler Prins’, a Dutch encyclopedia published ca. 1900.

Artists and Engravers: Anthony Winkler Prins (1817 – 1908) was a Dutch writer. He is remembered mostly for being chief editor of the Winkler Prins encyclopedia.

  • Date: 1900
  • Technic: Lithograph on a vellin type paper. Original fold.
  • Overall size: 12,4 x 9,8 inch
  • Image size: 11,6 x 8,9 inch
  • Condition: Excellent; general age related toning; some light staining from handling.
  • PartNumber: PCT-14551
  • Storage Location: (BG) A164-01